Thursday, February 25, 2010
About a month ago, on a Sunday afternoon, my wife and I went for short hike to the top of Tolt. We parked our car across from the "Dark Zone" and followed the ATV path into the base and climbed our way to the top. It was a bit icy on the rocks, but there were enough small trees and shrubs to get a hold of to pull our way to the top. What a beautiful view!
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Monday, February 15, 2010
Managed to get out on Saturday in the rain and drizzle for a few hours. Me and Trent paddled out around
An archaeological excavation in 1995 discovered
In 2001 excavations were begun on a recently-discovered Indian site that radiocarbon dated to between AD 720 and AD 960. Evidence of a camp was found with the remnants of a wigwam and hearth. Almost all of the tools were made from purple and blue royalties that came from a source in
John Guy's journal of 1612 suggested evidence of a Beothuk Indian camp on
In 1889 a cod fish hatchery was constructed which was the largest in the world and the first in
For more information on Dildo Island, visit http://www.baccalieudigs.ca/dildo_island.asp
Thursday, February 11, 2010
When we got to the other side of the island, we stopped at a small village for lunch. The little villages are awesome, no roads, no cars....very quiet, and people live as they did for generations. After lunch we snorkeled in the cove for about 30 minutes, then paddled back to our started point, completing the circumnavigation of the island, which took about 5 or 6 hours altogether.
Lesson learned......put your bottle of water in the freezer the night before, then you have nice cold water all the next day.
Another amazing day in Croatia.