Category Archives: Car Journeys

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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Highway 61 Visited

Before the days of Interstates (motorways), the USA was criss-crossed by a series of long, long roads with their lengths measured in hundreds and even thousands of miles.  Probably the most famous is US 66 or Route 66 running from … 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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Nova Scotia – The Start of a Road Trip –

The last post in this blog was about the two days we spent in Halifax. It was great but too short. Now we were compounding the problem by trying to cover the rest of Nova Scotia in seven days. The aim … Continue reading

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New Orleans Again

After a trans-Atlantic flight and a missed connection at Chicago’s O’Hare airport we eventually arrived at our son’s home in Little Rock, Arkansas in the early evening – for us it was the early hours of the next day GMT.  … Continue reading

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