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France and Netherlands July 8-16 2013 Photo Set

For years I’ve felt compelled to visit the Somme Region of northern France, in particular, Beaumont-Hamel, site of the virtual annihilation of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment during the Great War. In July, my good friends Barry Canning, Lloyd Reid and … Continue reading

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Monkstown Rocks

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The community of Monkstown is at the end of Paradise Sound, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. Paradise Sound is a narrow inlet that goes inland about 20 kilometres from the ocean. Monkstown, now with about 50 permanent residents, had existed for many … Continue reading

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Neo-Gothic

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Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St. John’s, Newfoundland. Construction was completed in 1850 but it had to be rebuilt after the great St John’s fire of 1892. The west doors under those incredible windows are 200 feet from … Continue reading

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Icebergs at Quidi Vidi

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Quidi Vidi Village is a small, former fishing community on the edge of St. John’s and the edge of the Atlantic. In April, icebergs calf from the glaciers and drift down to Newfoundland, often becoming grounded. Some are as large … Continue reading

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