You’ve Never Seen Icebergs Like This

We did something super risky and survived it – and since we filmed it, we can share this rare footage of ice bergs with you.

Filming Date: End of June, 2014

Disclaimer:

Never get this close to ice bergs. We took a calculated risk knowing what could happen. We’ll never do anything like this again and we discourage anyone from attempting to get this close to ‘bergs.

Ice bergs can calve or roll at any moment.

The tip of the ice berg really is small compared to what’s underneath – the entire thing is a floating mountain.

Large pieces of ice weighing tonnes can break off from above.

Though it was risky, what a thrill it was to see ice bergs so close and hear the water fizz like it was perrier!

 

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Hiking the East Coast Trail, Newfoundland

Filming Dates: Spring/Summer 2013 & 2014

 

We spent a lot of time hiking & camping the East Coast Trail in Newfoundland in 2013 and also 2014. This is an amazing trail system with spectacular views including wildlife sightings such as whales, sea birds, and moose. We would hike for hours and only see a few people even on the most gorgeous summer days. You really have to check it out if you’re into hiking or trekking. There are great camp spots already set up or just haul over and make your own – as long as you leave no trace.

 

The Big Blizzard of 2013, Newfoundland

Published Jan 11, 2013 

This was filmed before we had our FoodDorks.com brand, in case you were wondering about the different branding.

This storm dumped 80 cm of snow in one day. It took 5 hours for 5 of us to clear out the driveway and walkways.

It was the most snow I’ve ever seen at one time but it is fairly typical to get about 40 cm storms every winter in Newfoundland.

It’s fun once in awhile but gets to be old after several months 😉

Enjoy the show!

 

Ice bergs in Newfoundland to Sea Turtles in Maui


In May of 2014 we ventured on a 22 hour journey from door to door to get from Newfoundland to Maui. It was well worth the cranky-making flights to get to the land of peace, sunshine, rainbows, and turtles.

We had been before back in 2012 so we had a few ideas of the new things we wanted to do in Maui. Gee wanted to bike down Haleakala and I wanted to do more relaxing and a little less “go-ing”. We both wanted to discover better food than our first trip – thanks to Yelp we found some amazing eats (tacos tacos tacos tacos tacos tacos).

Other Maui activities we got up to included a Catamaran tour to snorkel at Molokini, a kayaking trip where we snorkelled with turtles, and as always, body boarding on the beach.

We had a few days to ourselves in Lahaina and then we joined the biddies in Kihei – my mom and 2 aunts, one from each side of the family. I’m not sure they want to be Internet famous so that footage is still in the can.

Oh Maui, we’ll be back one day.

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Road Trip to the Rock

Filming Dates: July 1 to July 23, 2012

These are our stories from our self-guided adventure tour of Canada. It’s not quite #VanLife, but it was #roadlife while we tripped across Canada, moving from Vancouver, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland in the summer of 2012. Our road trip accommodations included staying with family in Vernon and Calgary; camping in Saskatchewan and along Lake Superior. Staying with friends in Winnipeg, London, Toronto, Kingston, and Montreal. An unexpected stay at Motel Leo in Grand Falls, Newbrunswick. And topping it off with a sojourn at the cabin on Thorburn Lake, Newfoundland. 

OH, we didn’t have this website when we filmed these so don’t mind the “Team Cougar” branding, it’s still us!

This is the route we travelled and where we stopped along the way: