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Newfoundland rocks! In every way.

  The ferry nosed into the dock at Argentia. The rocky coasts were shrouded in fog that absorbed sound and obscured sight. It was 6am. Welcome to Newfoundland. We had boarded the Marine Atlantic ferry the previous afternoon in bright sun and 90°F (32C) heat. Some passengers (like us) lugged sacks overflowing with food and […]

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How to make salt cod

  It’s spring on the Forillon Peninsula way back in the day. Nets are mended; the small fishing boats are cleaned and caulked. The cod season is about to begin. Cod was fished along the Gaspé, the Labrador coast, and in Newfoundland for hundreds of years by Norsemen, Basque, British, and French, not to mention […]

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