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Virtual orphans

Every photo tells its own story, and we find it challenging – and a little magical – to take a handful of chosen photos to weave the tale of our travels. The rest of the many photos we’ve taken – … Continue reading

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Captain Cook led the way, and we followed

Captain James Cook, the British explorer and cartographer (1728-1779), really got around. As we have traveled over the years and around the globe, we discovered many places that had been explored and mapped by Captain Cook 250 years earlier. He … Continue reading

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Newfoundland: An island off the island

Newfoundland is not on everyone’s must-see list.  I know that.  Maybe the few days we spent in its far northwest corner will tempt you to reconsider. L’Anse aux Meadows was the settlement established by the Norse one thousand years ago. … Continue reading

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