Sun, 20 July 2014 - "Fogo, Twillingate, Moreton's Harbour, All around the circle!"
The thought of visiting the legendary towns from the song was too great, so I pointed my scoot North and headed up.
Here, finally, I found what I've always thought Newfoundland would be like. Quaint little fishing villages surrounding a rocky harbour, a little dock with half a dozen fishing boats moored, and directions from friendly folks that were completely
For instance, I asked a local biker at a gas station where I could get good lobster. After three attempts, I got that there was a cafe just up the road with a sign that said Lobster Something. I'm not sure if I ended up where he recommended, but this is where I ended up:
Then off to Twillingate:
And on up to Long Point Lighthouse:
Then back down south, past dozens of rocky harbours:
The road was... well, we'll cal it "fun". It was quite a challenge to weave the bike around the miriad of "potholes", and I had to laugh out loud when, after dodging potholes for 30 kms I come across a sign that said "Danger-potholes". YA THINK???
But back down to what is locally known as the TCH, and on to Terra Nova National Park to spend the night.