There is a unique shade of blue that you only see around Bonne Bay in Gros Morne. The sky is a colour so vibrant and bright that every moment spent under it feels a little more vibrant and bright. I spent the whole weekend wandering in a wide arc: A night in Rocky Harbour catching … Continue reading Into the Wild | Bonne Bay Blue
We headed down the Bay of Islands, hunting for the best mountain views we could find. In the end, we found one so good that we hauled the tent out of the back of my car and decided not to leave.
The drive down the bay from Corner Brook through the Bay of Islands is incredible. The towns get more remote, the ocean views get more incredible, and once you hit the Blomidon Mountain Range its hard to keep your eyes on the road. The Cedar Cove trails are some of my favourites, part of the … Continue reading Into the Wild | Hiking in the Blomidon Mountains
The Long Studio in Joe Batt's Arm was the first one we spotted as we drove through to reach Tilting on our first day in Fogo. A dark shadow amid the snow on the opposite shore. So we went after it. We stood in the middle of the crashing waves, where the salt stuck to our … Continue reading Into the Wild | Sunsets and Sea Spray on Fogo Island
Where we both scraped our knees.
Winter afternoons are best spent in the company of friends, fire and snacks. And the woods. If you're not familiar with the term, a "boil up" is sort of like a winter picnic, where you build a fire and make some tea, and maybe beans or soup or some sort of warm meal to share, … Continue reading #TakeBackWinter | The Art of the Boil-Up
We drove back from Grand Falls just in time to get a (very late) (very delicious) breakfast at Best Coast Cafe. As we’re finishing he says, “If we leave now, we can catch the sunset in Bottle Cove.” Down the bay, snaking through the tiny towns and around Blomidon Mountain, that great mass of white. … Continue reading Into the Wild | My First Bottle Cove Sunset
New frozen days. New sights, old sights like new sights. Great heights.
On the long winding drive to Fleur de Lys, I decided to start pulling off and exploring other communities a little to break up the drive through endless walls of trees. Coachman's Cove was a totally unexpected gem that I knew I would have to explore deeper. Here's why this is my favourite town on … Continue reading Roadtrips | The Hidden Gem of the Baie Verte Peninsula