Newfoundland

Newfoundland

Posted: August 1, 2010

The first night we camped in Trout River Pond, and as the sun went down we went to the Pond (which is really a lake, but there were no ‘lakes’ in Newfoundland, just really big ‘ponds’). The clip below is what we heard. You’ll notice there’s very little to hear. The silence was immense and […]

Cape Breton Ceilidh

Newfoundland

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Before arriving in Newfoundland, we stopped in North Sydney, Cape Breton for a ceilidh (kay-lee). Somewhere between 6 – 10 fiddlers playing, an accordion, a harmonica, a couple guitars, and an upright piano. After giving up trying to think about the music, I sat down with the pianist and just listened, then it was easy […]