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  • Fort De Soto, Florida: A New Florida Adventure!

    Fort De Soto, Florida! We had spent early 2016 in Isla Del Sol! Just south of Isla Del Sol is Fort De Soto. We checked it out a few days after our arrival to see if it would be a group day trip for our in-laws and our...

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    St. Lawrence, Newfoundland: Strong, Brave and Resilient

    St. Lawrence: Stands Proud and Strong! Our next stop was about 40 km down the road to St. Lawrence. Along the way we passed a sign denoting the St. Lawrence Wind Project. This seems to be a best kept secret, with the ...

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    Point May, Lamaline and Point Au Gaul, Newfoundland and Labrador

    We left Fortune and we were on the road to Point May, the hometown of the Mother-in-Law of our daughter when we noticed the Point Crewe Heritage Park and Spy Cove on the right hand side of the road. This place looks a ...

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    Fortune, the Ecological Reserve and the French Islands!

    We left Grand Bank and our next stop was only 7 km down the road at the lovely town Fortune that is named after the Portuguese word “fortuna” or “harbor of good fortune." This pretty little town of approximately ...

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    Grand Bank, Newfoundland and Labrador

    Exploring The Wonders of the Burin Peninsula!  The next morning breakfast was available to all. Lots of cooks, and this is a great thing when you have many to feed with varying likes! The plan for this day was for ...

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    Our Burin Peninsula Adventure

    Our 2016 Burin Peninsula Adventure  Golden Sands Here We Come! Our daughter who lives in Barrie, Ontario came down to visit us for a couple of weeks this summer of 2016. She brought with her husband, two boys aged...

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    Tierra Verde, Florida 2016

    Isla Del Sol was a new location for us which means access to a whole bunch of new restaurants to check out. Most of our new experiences were located in Tierra Verde, just south of Isla Del Sol. Access is easy and ...

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    Isla Del Sol, Florida 2016

    Isla Del Sol was our pick for our annual Florida Spring get away this year! We booked a condo through VRBO, which was a very positive experience. Through the VRBO website, we were connected with an owner who rented her ...

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    Brigus, Cupids & Holyrood, Newfoundland

    Brigus, Cupids and Holyrood: Some of the Oldest Communities in Newfoundland Labrador  On some of these Mad Rock Walk day trips, we have taken the coastal road back through Cupids, Brigus and Holyrood. ...

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    Our Great Province

    Out and About on the Avalon of Newfoundland The Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland is basically an island onto itself if it not were attached to the rest of the Island of Newfoundland by a narrow, 3.5 KM ...

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