We had talked about visiting Newfoundland for oh so long – at first just as a fantasy, “Wouldn’t that be a fun place to visit someday, but it looks hard to get to?” And then we talked about it but the monetary exchange rate between US and Canada got really bad for us and the price of gas in Canada was worse. Jim […]
I couldn’t resist a second post on this week’s travel theme of “curves” when I saw this house. We were on a scenic drive along the Bay of Fundy not far from St. John, New Brunswick.
Ailsa’s theme this week is Curves. This theme got me thinking about all the curves of nature I have captured during the past three weeks. One of the first was the curve of fog creeping over the mountains off the St. Lawrence River in Quebec. We went down so many curvy roads – they had to follow the curves of […]
One of the reasons I love to travel is because it gives me an opportunity to observe other ways of living and thinking. It also helps me become more aware of my values as a U.S. citizen – what I believe to be true about living. I especially like to think about how the space we live in forms our beliefs and modes […]
St. John’s is on the Eastern coast of Newfoundland and according to the AAA Tour Book it is one of the oldest cities in North America. John Cabot discovered Newfoundland and Labrador in 1497 and the name is believed to come from the fact that this spot was discovered on the feast day of St. John the Baptist. It has […]