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Enjoy your Labour Day Weekend!

The Great Northern Peninsula is an ideal place to spend your last long weekend of summer!


The photo above was taken in Roddickton, on the Blast from the Past Memory Trail. I encourage you to visit.

Live Rural NL & Happy Labour Day everyone!

Christopher Mitchelmore, MHA
The Straits-White Bay North

Our Visit to the North Atlantic Aviation Museum

Gander, NL promotes itself at the “Crossroads of the World” as it has an International Airport and a long history of flight. On our way back to the Great Northern Peninsula we stopped by the North Atlantic Aviation Museum. To no surprise, it was closed. Too often are operators closing at Labour Day versus expanding business into mid-late October.

As a frequent flyer, I like to travel to places in the off-season. In 2010, my mother and I travelled to France, England, Ireland and Northern Ireland. We experienced less congestion, lower accommodation and food costs, no issue with obtaining a rental car and had a formidable experience. It is time for Newfoundland & Labrador to market the fall and winter seasons as options for the traveller abroad.

I enjoyed the sight of a bright orange water plane. There is one very similar at the Town of St. Anthony for viewing en route to Fishing Point.

In season, you might want to explore the Museum or participate in Gander’s Festival of Flight.

Live Rural NL –

Christopher Mitchelmore, MHA
The Straits-White Bay North


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