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Jun 4, 2010 - Western Brook Pond

Took our time leaving the roadside at Parson’s Pond, drove half a mile and got coffee and one high carb cinnamon roll at Payne’s Confectionary / Café / Convenience Store. Drove a few miles to the Western Brook Pond parking lot. Hung around in the Pulse and watched the rain and fog come and start to go. Nearing noon, several cars showed up and people started unpacking raingear. Ron started down the path and Linda was going to read. Ron saw the notch and returned to encourage Linda, who was already bundling up. The boat was not at capacity,...

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Jun 3, 2010 - Newfoundland Western Coast Again

Rainy in the morning and the usual 43 – 45 F. Drove down PH432 and rejoined PH430 at Bird Cove then drove down PH430. Stopped at the Torrent River Salmon Fishway (closed) but walked and saw the fishway to help salmon get over the 10 meter falls. Continued down PH430 and stopped at Arches Provincial Park (gate locked) walked around and looked at big rock with several arches with waves splashing through. The gate soon got unlocked and we drove Pulse into parking lot, but decided not to risk getting locked in or asked to leave. We continued a...

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Aug 15, 2009 - Parsons Pond, NL - Torrent River Fishway

(Ron Writing) This morning we continued south on Hwy 430 retracing our trip north a few days ago. This is the only road between the south and north ends of Northern Peninsula. We stopped at Hawke’s Bay to tour the Torrent River Fishway. We watched a short movie about Atlantic Salmon, toured the exhibits in the visitor center, and had a guided tour of the fish ladder. We went to an underground viewing area where windows in one stage of the fish ladder allowed us to watch the salmon at the top of the ladder awaiting the opening of the gate so...

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Aug 10, 2009 - Parsons Pond, NL - Gros Morne National Park

(Ron Writing) We left Deer Lake this morning heading north on Hwy 430 to explore the Northern Peninsula. It’s the last major area of Newfoundland left on our list of things to see. After driving a few miles we were in Gros Morne National Park. Gros Morne was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1987. It’s one of the two UNESCO sites in Newfoundland. It received this designation because of its exceptional natural beauty, stunning scenery, and some unique geological...

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Aug 1, 2008 - Parsons Pond

August 1st. We went to Parsons Pond area for a day trip, the last one we will be taking in Nfld.Just past Parsons Pond in the Arches Provincial park were the Arches. The Arches were formed over a million years by a combination of glacial action,erosion by wind and water and other geological changes. Severe storms continue to change the Arches.

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