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Playing in the dark at the Ceilidh Baddeck kitchen party, Baddeck, NS

A Kitchen Party in the Dark

My first kitchen party (Ceilidh) was held in complete darkenss in a church hall at Baddeck, a small pleasant touristic town. Fiddling, Gaelic songs, ghost stories, family tales and some dancing animated the evening.

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Destination Newfoundland. Marine Atlantic ferry at closer range

Destination Newfoundland

Taking the midnight “Marine Atlantic” to destination Newfoundland, I had a full day waiting for the “naughty, naughty rain” to stop, as the tent tumbled in a cold drier. Stopping for a hearty local dinner at the Cedar House, I got traveling tips across the tables from a fellow sola female traveller.

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NFL virgin forest onthe far side of Spirity Pond, view from Gros Morne KOA

Newly Finding Newfoundland – Gros Morne KOA

Gros Morne KOA Campground, Newfoundland, offered a nice, wooden, dry cabin. Despite a rainy start, I succeeded to swim in the beautiful, pristine camp lake, row a kayak over it and even circumnavigate it on the forested Moose Trail.

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A boat drawn out for use at Sally's Cove, Gros Morne coast

Up the Gros Morne Coast

The Western Gros Morne Coast is rich with living traditions, fishermen folklore, rugged shores and stunning geology. Sally’s Cove is a still-operational, if forlorn, fishermen village. Broom Point has a nostalgic fishery museum. At Green Point geologists find their heaven on earth.

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So much happened here - Lobster Cove Lighthouse, NFL

Lobster Cove Lighthouse

Lobster Cove Lighthouse – life lived on the edge of sea and land, rich in tradition but also in the unexpected. A spirit of generosity and hospitality manifests in a kitchen party thrown by the park authorities. A walk around lighhouse reveals the amazing geology and ecology of the island.

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Playing in the dark at the Ceilidh Baddeck kitchen party, Baddeck, NS

A Kitchen Party in the Dark

My first kitchen party (Ceilidh) was held in complete darkenss in a church hall at Baddeck, a small pleasant touristic town. Fiddling, Gaelic songs, ghost stories, family tales and some dancing animated the evening.

Read More »
Destination Newfoundland. Marine Atlantic ferry at closer range

Destination Newfoundland

Taking the midnight “Marine Atlantic” to destination Newfoundland, I had a full day waiting for the “naughty, naughty rain” to stop, as the tent tumbled in a cold drier. Stopping for a hearty local dinner at the Cedar House, I got traveling tips across the tables from a fellow sola female traveller.

Read More »
NFL virgin forest onthe far side of Spirity Pond, view from Gros Morne KOA

Newly Finding Newfoundland – Gros Morne KOA

Gros Morne KOA Campground, Newfoundland, offered a nice, wooden, dry cabin. Despite a rainy start, I succeeded to swim in the beautiful, pristine camp lake, row a kayak over it and even circumnavigate it on the forested Moose Trail.

Read More »
A boat drawn out for use at Sally's Cove, Gros Morne coast

Up the Gros Morne Coast

The Western Gros Morne Coast is rich with living traditions, fishermen folklore, rugged shores and stunning geology. Sally’s Cove is a still-operational, if forlorn, fishermen village. Broom Point has a nostalgic fishery museum. At Green Point geologists find their heaven on earth.

Read More »
So much happened here - Lobster Cove Lighthouse, NFL

Lobster Cove Lighthouse

Lobster Cove Lighthouse – life lived on the edge of sea and land, rich in tradition but also in the unexpected. A spirit of generosity and hospitality manifests in a kitchen party thrown by the park authorities. A walk around lighhouse reveals the amazing geology and ecology of the island.

Read More »
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