Visiting Downhome

Myself Rose Noel visiting Downhome in St Johns . Beautiful store Image Upload: Location, Place , Whereabouts: St. John’s

Bringing Downhome to Costa Rica

Feb 2014.  Came across this photo today. Meant to send it in years ago but couldn’t figure out how to do it.  Downhome magazine comes with us on every vacation. Image Upload: Location, Place , Whereabouts: Riu Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Exploring the Hidden Treasures of Newfoundland and Labrador: A Geocaching Adventure

Exploring the Hidden Treasures of Newfoundland and Labrador: A Geocaching Adventure In the vast and rugged landscapes of Newfoundland and Labrador, an exciting outdoor activity has gained popularity, enticing adventurers to explore the hidden corners of the province. Geocaching, a modern-day treasure hunt that combines technology and outdoor exploration, has found a welcoming home in…

Our Trip to NL

Following several years of booking and cancelling (due to COVID-19), our vacation to Newfoundland and Labrador finally became a reality in September 2023. My partner Bill and I landed in Port aux Basques on September 7 via the MV Blue Puttees vessel from North Sydney, NS. The first major highlight of our trip when we…

Off the Bucket List – Fox Island River

In 2019, ever exploring, I drove up to Point au Mal then onto the end of the road to Fox Island River. It was a nice drive, shorter than I’d thought it would be – only about 18 km from the main road, which continued on to Port au Port. And so, I’d parked and…

O’er the Hill and Through the Woods

Over the years, I’ve grown to enjoy Grand Bay West in Newfoundland. After the long night sleeping on the floor on the ferry from Sydney, Nova Scotia, I’d go for a run from the tourist office on the Trans-Canadian Highway in Port aux Basques down the hill, then up the hill by Foodland, down to…

Rencontre with George

In 2016, I met George Fudge, who was picking blueberries up by the trail to the Friar in Francois. He’d kindly showed me the way to the top. Then I’d told a Cape Cod friend, Peter, about the amazing beauty of Francois. Then he told Teresa, his girlfriend at the time. Then both of them…