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May 5, 2016 - Twillingate - Fogo Islands and back

We took a short drive and ferry ride to Fogo Island today. Weather still not allowing us to see this place at its best but we have found the heated seats in our car so are happy to just keep driving. Hovered around 2 degs today. I can only be grateful for the fact that there has been no wind. 𯒨 Absolutely barren country and rugged coastline here and at the most northern/ eastern point we found this resort. http://www.fogoislandinn.ca/b/ Had a lovely evening in with our hosts tonight. Shared stories about travel, family and food. I even...

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Jul 27, 2009 - Fogo Island, NL (Day 2) - A Beautiful Island

(Ron Writing) This morning we drove on to the town of Fogo, found a place to park and took a walking tour of the town. One of the places we found was the seafood processing plant. We stopped there to see if they would sell to the public. We had a hard time finding the office – they sure don’t promote retail sales since nearly everything they process is shipped out in large semi trucks. We purchased 5 lbs of frozen cod and 1 lb of frozen crab leg meat. These were fully cleaned – nothing but meat. The crab was $10.93 US, the cod was $3.87/lb...

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Jul 26, 2009 - Fogo Island, NL - Off to Explore Another Island

(Ron Writing) Most of the RVers left the church “campground” early this morning before church servie. We first went to the 11 am worship service, had lunch, and then left. The regular preacher was back this Sunday and he baptized four beautiful infants including identical twin boys. This afternoon we left beautiful Twillingate heading south on Hwy. 340 to Boyd’s Cove and then headed northeast on 335 to Farewell. At Farewell we lined up to take the 3:15 pm ferry to Fogo Is. The ferry was about 45 minutes late and then it filled-up just as...

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Jul 17, 2008 - Fogo Is.

JULY 17th WE spent the day on Fogs Is. which consisted of eight laid back fishing villages all branching out from the central highway going through the centre of Island.Norm explained the Island as laid back and all not very well to do. They are happy to be where they are and proud of what they have.The people all being very freindly and helpfull,courious as to where we were from at every turn. We're fortunate for what we seen and now appreciate what we have at home even more.

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