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Old 08-07-2010, 10:28 PM   #9
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Day 15 – June 20 Father’s Day. 52° Got up at 4:00 and took photographs of the sun rise over Alexis Bay:



5 minutes later 4:15 AM without the shore in the foreground:


Calculating time to ferry landing at Blanc Sablon beyond Forteau.


I dodged potholes all the way to Red Bay. Snow on road side in drizzle.




Typical Terrain for coastal Labrador - very remote!


Iceburgs are still floating in the bays.


The ferry landing at Blanc Sablon and the pavement starts but still has potholes in it:


At the ferry landing:



Map showing the ferry from Labrador/Quebec to Newfoundland:



Met other inmates Jack, Ray, Joe, and Fletcher at the ferry landing. Jack was venting the magic smoke out from under his dash!


The ferry was great and even the food was pretty good.


Inside the ferry:


We left the ferry and I rode with them up to St. Anthony’s. North west coast of Newfoundland:


The guys posting pics to ADVRider at Tim Hortons:



Went up to St. Anthony’s Bight and saw the Viking house and St. Anthory's lighthouse:



Had dinner with a couple of the inmates, then Captain Morgan & I crashed about 10:00.

Ending Odometer 54265 = 261 miles

Day 16 June 21 Up at 4:30 and off to Staitsview and L’Anse aux Meadows and saw 21 moose on the way up there! This is the northern most point in Newfoundland and the place where the Vikings landed.


Sorry about the fast focus attempts!
Typical small fishing shed with dock built out of logs filled with rocks.:


Moose showing me where to go!


Lobster traps:


Map of Labrador and Newfoundland:


Deadman's Cove was as close to a beach is there was.


Old winch for pulling boats up.



Down to Hawks Bay for breakfast – they are very Irish here and I could barely understand the waitress:


to be continued.....
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