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Jul 22, 2012 - Cape Race Lighthouse, NL to Trepassey, NL

Well, we were only a few miles from visiting the Salmonier Nature Park Rehabilitation facility for injured and orphaned birds and animals. We were expecting to see moose, lynx, owls, bald eagles and arctic fox in specially developed enclosures. And we were first in line. It was a beautiful forest walk. However, the enclosures were too large to be able to see the animals. It was disappointing as they were there, but not possible to view. We did see four playful minks and a couple other small animals. They are doing a job meant to help...

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Sep 7, 2007 - Ferryland to Trepassey, Newfoundland

Once again the weather changed abrubtly. We walked out onto the deck of our little house at 8:00 AM and it was really warm. The sun was beating down on us and there wasn't a cloud in sight. The water in the bay was as smooth as glass. As we stood on the deck we could see an oil drilling platform going by in the distance. Not long after we sat down for coffee on the deck the whales appeared and really put on show spouting water and even coming out of the water at times. The surprised just keep comming here in Ferryland. I walked down the...

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Jul 8, 2005 - The Irish Trail St John's to Argnetia

Took the scenic coastal ride around the Avalon peninsula portion of Newfoundland. Very Cool day in the upper 40's. The road goes from cove to bluff back down to a cove and then you repeat - bluff, cove, bluff cove outpost, bluff cove....... 250 miles later arrived at our B&B at the top of Castle Hill. Missed the turn and ended up on what the locals call suicide hill. Steep!!! Had to be a 45 degree drop!!! Locals call it suicide hill and use it to sled in the winter.

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