The view as we packed up to leave this incredibly gracious and hospitable community.
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Cyril is the captain of the ferry that travels between Fogo Island and the main island of Newfoundland.
Liza and Maggie take turns piloting the vessel.
The Capt. Earl. W. Winsor Ferry docked in Farewell, Newfoundand
The long hike to Sandy Cove
Through miles of bogs
Anna Maria soaks in a pure spring after an exhausting hike
We rest and watch the surf
Smooth stones in a small ocean cove
The sunset on our last night in Tilting
Sunset over Tilting
Mayor Gerard Foley teaches us how to plant potatoes in the traditional ocean side gardens.
Dan Murphy leads us on a ghost walk.
The Flat Earth society calls this one of the four corners of the earth.
Overlooking the town of Fogo
Dan Murphy teaches us about the ecology of the boreal forest.
Maggie crosses a boardwalk over a bog
Caribou are common in Tilting
Eastern Mennonite University students
A rock called The Devil’s Heart
Liza gets ready for bed…
Maggie, wrapped in a blanket, explores the rocky landscape at Arches provinical park.
Waking up in the tiny bunkhouse
Our guide, Noah Smith, shows us the old root cellar.
Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve is home to numerous rare plants and Big Oven Cave.
A student looks over the water at the Raleigh Historical Fishing Premises.
Dressed in historical garb, the women of the Raleigh Historical Corporation bid us farewell.
An evening at Raleigh Historical Corporation, a restored historical fishing village on the Northern Peninsula.
A hearty meal of caribou stew and fish ‘n’ brewis.
A lamplit night in the bunkhouse
Bonne Bay Water Taxi at Gros Morne National Park
National Aboriginal Day at Gros Morne National Park Discovery Center.
Later that day we drove up the Northern Peninsula and encountered this moose near St. Anthony, Newfoundland.
After a long drive, we arrrived in Gros Morne National Park. We stayed in at an old Cottage Hospital that has been converted into a hostel.
EMU students walk by one of the old Osmond Brothers buildings in Moreton’s Harbour.
My great grandfather ran the business.
In Great Aunt Louise’s house
Aunt Louise holds a picture of the store building (photo from summer 2007)
The store building in 2008 with Eliza on the steps
interior of the store in 2008
The store as it used to be
Codfish receipt book from 1952
Osmond Bros. LTD
My great grandfather, Fred Osmond, pictured at back right
The endless ocean – a view from Signal Hill
This is not as dangerous as it looks! The perspective is deceptive.
The city of St. John’s
Michael Boyle leads a walking tour of the city
St. John’s Harbour
The view from the Rooms in St. John’s
Eliza with Great Aunt Nataline
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