Though officially fall only began about a week ago, it's been creeping in around here since the beginning of September. Temperatures hovering around 6 or 7 degrees Celsius seem to be the norm lately. In an effort to fit in at least one more good day hike at a busy time of year before the weather . . .
Just a quick post to share some footage from yesterday's hike in Gros Morne National Park. This video shows clips from the short trail (Long Pond to the Coast = 9 km return). The longer trail is a 14.5-km loop. Unfortunately, we arrived late in the day and so opted for a quick hike. A photo . . .
Growing up in eastern Newfoundland, with few ties to the western region, meant that I really spent very little time in this part of the island. I never thought I'd one day come to live here, even if only for a year (as the plan stands at this point). I'll always love St. John's and feel connected to . . .
Did you ever wake up with this urge to see 11,000 gannets? Well, that's apparently how many there are at Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve here in Newfoundland. At the tip of a peninsula that juts out into the frigid Atlantic, this ecological reserve just happens to be home to one of the largest . . .
There's nothing like a good national park that's only a three-hour drive away. This past weekend, Tim and I took advantage of the proximity and camped for two nights in Terra Nova National Park. It may not be Newfoundland's biggest national park (there are only two on the island, and Gros Morne gets . . .