The police had blocked off Water Street, the main street in downtown St Johns, Newfoundland last Monday night and thinking there was an accident we investigated. Over a thousand people sitting under the stars watching a movie against a wall of a downtown building! Another tradition on the rock is cod & squid jigging!
Leaving the dock at sunrise for the the cod jigging grounds, Captain Kevin White, a faumous cod jigger on the east coast of Newfoundland. Our limit for the day,
St Johns, Newfoundland is the second oldest city in North America and was built on one of the finest natural harbors in the world. The entrance to the Narrows that leads to the harbor. Here high on Signal Hill, above this capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador is where the physicist Guegliemo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless signal from Cornwall, England in 1901. Fishing boats in Quidi Vidi known locally as the “Gut”, a fishing community in St Johns which
The friendly crew at the Seven Oakes Inn on Change Island, Newfoundland. The food was all homemade, fresh bread daily and fresh jams daily from local rhubarb, blueberries, and cloudberries! Yesterday we caught the ferry to Fogo Island and tested out two great hikes. One received a four star rating and the other a five star, it had stunning views over the ocean, lots of blueberries, caribou, rainbow, and a stunning sunset over looking the town of Fogo. Lunch was at the impress
Our Wild Wales Walkabout team is up here in the outports of Newfoundland putting together hikes for 2019 and 2020! Last night we stayed at the Seven Oakes Inn on Change Islands. Yesterday we hiked the Squid Jiggers Trail along the north coast, with spectacular ocean views and humpback whales all around. Today our hiking will be on Fogo Island with lunch at the Fogo Inn at Tilting.