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Walking The Tablelands

Gros Morne has three dominant features: Bonne Bay, Gros Morne mountain, and the Tablelands. We had expected epic fjords and rocky forested mountains – but we hadn’t expected the Tablelands. In the middle of green and damp Newfoundland, the Tablelands looked like a chunk of Arizona or perhaps even Mars. It turns out that this …

Two Days In Yosemite

Every year I visit my family in California in late March, and every year we try to find something new to see or do. This year, we decided to see Yosemite National Park. In a lifetime of visiting California, I somehow never managed to make it there. I’ve flown over it several times, but it’s …

Iceberg Beer And The Newfoundl And Insectarium

Most of our time in Gros Morne, the weather was spectacularly sunny and warm. We had packed for rainy weather, so had started running low on appropriate attire. On the second-last day, we hiked to a lovely set of waterfalls: ¬†And on the way back got caught in a torrential downpour. Funnily enough, this is …

A New Start

Andrewburke.ca has been my personal website and blog since late 2005. It’s so personal, in fact, that I built the entire thing myself. However, back in 2005 I was mostly working in PHP and Java, and had only just started using Ruby on Rails, so andrewburke.ca was built in PHP. 2005-vintage PHP – which in …

Road Trip 2012: Quebec

In May 2012, my mother-in-law gave us her old car – but we live in Halifax and the car was in Edmonton. So we flew there and drove it all the way back to Halifax. We had great weather and I had a new camera. This is part 14 of a series of blog posts …

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