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On the Road – Leaving Tilting, Newfoundland, July 3, 2008 – The end of the trip photos

Tilting, Newfoundland

The view as we packed up to leave this incredibly gracious and hospitable community.

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Tilting, Newfoundland

Cyril is the captain of the ferry that travels between Fogo Island and the main island of Newfoundland.

Tilting, Newfoundland

Liza and Maggie take turns piloting the vessel.

Tilting, Newfoundland

Farewell, Newfoundland

The Capt. Earl. W. Winsor Ferry docked in Farewell, Newfoundand

On the Road – Tilting, Newfoundland, July 2, 2008

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The long hike to Sandy Cove

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Through miles of bogs

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Anna Maria soaks in a pure spring after an exhausting hike

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We rest and watch the surf

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Smooth stones in a small ocean cove

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The sunset on our last night in Tilting

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On the Road – Tilting, Newfoundland, July 1, 2008

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Sunset over Tilting

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Mayor Gerard Foley teaches us how to plant potatoes in the traditional ocean side gardens.

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Dan Murphy leads us on a ghost walk.

On the Road – Brimstone Head, Fogo, Newfoundland, July 1, 2008

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The Flat Earth society calls this one of the four corners of the earth.

Brimstone Head, Fogo, Newfoundland

Brimstone Head, Fogo, Newfoundland

Brimstone Head, Fogo, Newfoundland

Brimstone Head, Fogo, Newfoundland

Overlooking the town of Fogo

On the Road – Ecology Walk in Tilting, Newfoundland, July 1, 2008

Tilting, Newfoundland

Dan Murphy teaches us about the ecology of the boreal forest.

Tilting, Newfoundland

Tilting, Newfoundland

Maggie crosses a boardwalk over a bog

Tilting, Newfoundland

Caribou are common in Tilting

On the Road – First Night in Tilting, Newfoundland, June 29, 2008

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Eastern Mennonite University students

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A rock called The Devil’s Heart

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Liza gets ready for bed…

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Maggie doesn’t

On the Road – Arches Provincial Park, Newfoundland, June 28, 2008

Arches Provincial Park, Newfoundland

Maggie, wrapped in a blanket, explores the rocky landscape at Arches provinical park.

Arches Provincial Park, Newfoundland

Arches Provincial Park, Newfoundland

Arches Provincial Park, Newfoundland

On the Road – A Morning in Raleigh, Newfoundland, June 28, 2008

Raleigh Historical Corporation, Newfoundland

Waking up in the tiny bunkhouse

Raleigh Historical Corporation, Newfoundland

Our guide, Noah Smith, shows us the old root cellar.

Raleigh Historical Corporation, Newfoundland

Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve is home to numerous rare plants and Big Oven Cave.

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Raleigh Historical Corporation, Newfoundland

Raleigh Historical Corporation, Newfoundland

Raleigh Historical Corporation, Newfoundland

A student looks over the water at the Raleigh Historical Fishing Premises.

Raleigh Historical Corporation, Newfoundland

Dressed in historical garb, the women of the Raleigh Historical Corporation bid us farewell.

On the Road – An Evening in Raleigh, Newfoundland, June 27, 2008

Raleigh, Newfoundland

An evening at Raleigh Historical Corporation, a restored historical fishing village on the Northern Peninsula.

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A hearty meal of caribou stew and fish ‘n’ brewis.

Raleigh, Newfoundland

A lamplit night in the bunkhouse

Raleigh, Newfoundland

On the Road – Gros Morne National Park, June 21, 2008

Bonne Bay Water Taxi at Gros Morne National Park

Bonne Bay Water Taxi at Gros Morne National Park

National Aboriginal Day at Gros Morne National Park

National Aboriginal Day at Gros Morne National Park Discovery Center.

Moose near St. Anthony, Newfoundland

Later that day we drove up the Northern Peninsula and encountered this moose near St. Anthony, Newfoundland.

On the Road – Bonne Bay Hospital Hostel, June 20, 2008

Bonne Bay Hospital Hostel, 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.

On the Road – Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland, June 19, 2008

Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland

EMU students walk by one of the old Osmond Brothers buildings in Moreton’s Harbour.
My great grandfather ran the business.

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In Great Aunt Louise’s house

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Aunt Louise holds a picture of the store building (photo from summer 2007)

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The store building in 2008 with Eliza on the steps

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interior of the store in 2008

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The store as it used to be

Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland

Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland

Codfish receipt book from 1952

Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland

Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland

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Osmond Bros. LTD

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Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland

My great grandfather, Fred Osmond, pictured at back right

On the Road – St. John's, Newfoundland, June 18, 2008

View of the ocean from Signal Hill, Newfoundland

The endless ocean – a view from Signal Hill

Signal Hill, Newfoundland

This is not as dangerous as it looks! The perspective is deceptive.

Signal Hill, Newfoundland

Signal Hill, Newfoundland

Signal Hill, Newfoundland

St. John's, Newfoundland

The city of St. John’s

On the Road – St. John's Newfoundland, June 17, 2008

Michael Boyle and St. John's walking tour

Michael Boyle leads a walking tour of the city

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St. John’s Harbour

The Rooms in St. John's, NL

The view from the Rooms in St. John’s

My Great Aunt from Newfoundland

Eliza with Great Aunt Nataline

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