Tag : journal

Killbear Provincial Park Ontario

Killbear Provincial Park is in Parry Sound on the beautiful Georgian Bay on Lake Huron.  We drove north of Toronto and on through the Muskoka area to Killbear.   Killbear isn’t too far off the main highway and sits directly on the Georgian Bay. It was an easy drive in and had a small general store near the entrance.   …

Continue Reading...
Quebec City Quebec Canada

We took a private shuttle bus from KOA into Quebec City. It was about $20 CAD per person, round trip. It was a large bus which stopped at a few other hotels on the way in to pick up other tourists. The trip took about 40 minutes one way including the other hotel stops and without traffic. It was extremely …

Continue Reading...
Prince Edward Island Canada

Charlottetown Charlottetown is the capital of the Canada province of Prince Edward Island with a population of around 36,000 people. It is known as the birthplace of the Confederation because it hosted the Charlottetown Conference of 1864 which spurred the country’s birth. It is a charming city with quaint streets and wonderful buildings full of restaurants and shopping and lots …

Continue Reading...
Marine Atlantic Newfoundland

Time to leave Newfoundland….sob, sob, sob…… We drove to Argentia in the Avalon Peninsula to take the overnight ferry (16.5 hours) back to North Sydney in Nova Scotia.   We arrived in plenty of time to check in and wait to board.   We soon boarded and made our way to our room (10th floor) to drop off our luggage. …

Continue Reading...
Saint Johns Newfoundland

  Saint Johns Saint Johns is the capital city (and the largest city) of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.  It sits on the Avalon Peninsula and is the eastern most city in North America (excluding Greenland)  and is supposedly one of the oldest cites in North America. It has a rich history, beautiful scenery, and over 100,000 people.   …

Continue Reading...
Auk Island Winery Twillingate Newfoundland

Welcome to Twillingate – The town of icebergs!   Twillingate is a picturesque village along Notre Dame bay in north central Newfoundland along iceberg alley. It is located on 2 islands, North Twillingate and South Twillingate islands. It is a charming community of over 2,500 people and offers several tourist activites along with restaurants and lots and lots of charm. …

Continue Reading...
Dildo Run Provincial Park Newfoundland

We departed Deer Lake and headed east on Trans Canada Highway through Grand Falls Windsor and onto Lewisporte. Lewisporte looked like a lovely area with a deep water port which is ice free and provides ferry services to Labrador along with aviation fuel for Gander International Airport.   Welcome to Dildo Run Provincial Park which sits on New World Island …

Continue Reading...
Gateway To The North RV Park Deer Lake Newfoundland

  Gateway to the North RV Park is located on Route 430 just before entering Deer Lake (when coming from the north via Gros Morne National Park).  We drove in and there was a small building at the front with a sign that said find a site and park, so we did.   RV Park: Gateway to the North RV …

Continue Reading...
LAnse Aux Meadows Historic Site Newfoundland

We took a day trip from St. Barbe up to the northern tip of Newfoundland (the Great Northern peninsula) to visit L’Anse Aux Meadows. It was a cold, foggy morning which set the atmosphere for the lonely, quiet, peaceful road full of moose.  We lost count of the number of moose we saw out and about on the side of …

Continue Reading...
St Barbe Harbour Newfoundland

We were planning at staying at Pistolet Bay Provincial Park which is located near the northern tip of Newfoundland but then found out they were still closed due to a heavy winter snowfall. They were planning to open in a few days but we missed them by just a day or 2. Maybe it was a blessing in disguise because …

Continue Reading...