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May 31, 2010 - Labrador

Drove to Red Bay, ate lunch, bought tee shirts for grandkids, and collected rocks. (Kids receiving postcards should note the postmark, not many people ever get to Labrador. There are no paved roads into the province, you have to come by boat or airplane.) Museums all closed for the season until after the first of June. Found wifi at town hall. “CrazyGuyOnABike” (Jeff Kruys) was checking his e-mail. He’s been on the bike since 2006, we were within one day of him at Prince Rupert, BC on June 1, 2006. We also probably saw him in Nova Scotia...

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May 30, 2010 - Ferry to Labrador

Drove to Saint Barbe, NL and bought tickets for the ferry to Blanc-Sabion, Quebec. Total cost for Pulse and 2 senior was $27. Topped the Pulse of with another 36 liters at $1.096 ($4.15/gal). We saw several grounded icebergs from the ferry near arrival at Blanc-Sablon. Drove through North Eastern Quebec to the end of the paved road at Riviere-St-Paul and returned (50 km each way). Stopped at a water fall with stairway to overlook. Came to the hill the Pulse had so much trouble getting over – the top has a sign warning of 17% grade. (We...

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