Farewell Newfoundland

Have you read Finding Religion and Virgins? It’s what happened the day before. On my final day here I head down the hill to spend some quality time exploring the shops of St. John’s. There are some truly quirky places here. Knickknacks, clothing, outdoor...
Finding Religion and Virgins

Finding Religion and Virgins

Have you read Museums, Speakeasies and Screeech-Ins yet? You can find it here. I wake up a bit late today with a note from my bartender excusing me from any conversation before my coffee. After stopping at one of the many independent coffee shops in downtown St....
Museums, Speakeasies and Screech-Ins, Oh My!

Museums, Speakeasies and Screech-Ins, Oh My!

Have you read Quidi Vidi Vici? You might want to check it out. I wake up today to more freezing rain, mixed with snow, mixed with wind, mixed with blustery cold temperatures. The only thing it isn’t mixed with is sunshine (and also some rum). It seems like a great day...

Quidi Vidi Vici

The plan for today is to head on over to Quidi Vidi, a tiny fishing village in St. John’s. Quidi Vidi Village (pronounced Kiddy Viddy) was used after World War II for the construction of a United States’ Air Force Base. Nowadays the village is a quiet community, where...

Stepping Up to Signal Hill

*Have you read Playing in Pubs and Dungeons yet? You might want to visit it first. Following my impromptu tour of the Masonic Lodge I go back to my plan for the day which is to walk up to Signal Hill. I’d just like to take a moment to reiterate the point that...

Playing in Pubs and Dungeons

Have you read “Oh Canada” yet? No? You should start there. After a long day of flying I land in St. John’s, New Foundland at 7:00pm. It was founded in 1497 and is considered by many to be the oldest city in North America with settlement beginning around...

Oh Canada

Good morning friends. How did you enjoy the 3:00am wake-up call this morning? What? You slept through it? Well, I guess that’s one of the benefits of being a virtual travel buddy. I pushed the snooze three times. The only thing getting me out of bed were dreams of...