Category Archives: Canada

A Trip with the Wow Factor Day after Day

In mid June we made our first flight on a Boeing 787 – the Dreamliner as it is called. That name was so appropriate for the trip we were embarking upon, a “trip of a lifetime”.  For us, a perfect … Continue reading

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Newfoundland – The End of a Great Visit

It was our last day in Newfoundland and a very long day it was going to be.  The WestJet flight back to London was not until 11.35 at night but we’d be in Gatwick by 8 the next morning with only … Continue reading

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Seven Days in Newfoundland – Days 4 – 6

It was time to pack our bags and head to the Bonavista peninsula for three nights in a most beautiful place.  The rain rained and the wind blew but also the sun shone and we had a great time.  The … Continue reading

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7 Days in Newfoundland – Days 1 – 3

Newfoundland is a very large island, about half the size of the whole of Britain or one and a half times the size of Ireland.  It lies in the Gulf of St Lawrence off the east coast of Canada.  The … Continue reading

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Flying from Minneapolis to Newfoundland

 After a bit more than two weeks of great family time at our son’s new home in Minneapolis, the wanderlust called.  We travelled in two stages from Minneapolis St Paul’s (MSP) Airport to St John’s, the capital of Newfoundland & … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Canada – We WILL Be Back

Our time in Canada was coming to an end. We had had a fantastic time there and discovered how truly friendly and welcoming Canadians are, at least in Montreal and, even more especially, in Nova Scotia. But more of that … Continue reading

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The Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

At Margaree Harbour we had joined the Cabot Trail, a circular road route of about 200km. It is named after Giovanni Caboto, the Italian navigator and explorer of the late 15th century, who had been the first man to lead … Continue reading

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