(Click on flag to learn
more about this part of Canada)
AND YOU THINK YOU HAVE
A LOT OF SNOW.
ENJOY THE PHOTOS AFTER
YOU SHOVEL YOUR DRIVEWAY, AND BE THANKFUL IT IS NOT THIS CANADIAN HIGHWAY.
March 6, 2004: Lyle Smith was out looking for the
lost highway, and took a couple photos of the area where it was last seen, and
wondered where it could have gone. Do you have these lost road problems where
"I could have sworn,
that the highway was around here somewhere."
Well now, I guess that
this proves that CANADA is not totally in the tropics, as some would have you
Huge snow drifts
closed the Trans Labrador Highway between Red Bay and Lodge Bay from
February to April 2004. Hopefully you did not get stuck, and have to hang
around waiting for the snowplow.
Jamie Pye, who
lives in the area, took this first group of great photos documenting the reopening.
April 2, 2004: Heavy construction
excavator buckets and loader mounted snow blowers are seen here, working to
re-open the Trans Labrador Highway.
This is not the first winter
closure of it's kind, and will certainly not be the last.
Snowmobilers, eat your
heart out. Up the Labrador is where it is at. See what you are missing?
--- To all you
people, stuck in the tropics, are you not jealous of us right now?
While you are tucked
away under your sweaty mosquito nets, we are basking in clean, pure white
(hard) water, with not a black fly or mosquito intrusion anywhere.
NOW, DON'T YOU
JUST WISH YOU WERE HERE?
HERE WE COME, ALONG
THE ROAD TO PARADISE. FROM NOWHERE TO HERE.
Yetman and her nephew
ride on the road to see how much snow was there, you can
see her nephew in a couple photos.
other pictures her old green dodge made it as close as
possible to the clearing crew.
DRIVE THE WHITEST AND
CLEANEST CANYONS, ANYWHERE.
NO MATER WHO SAYS
WHAT. I LOVE THIS COUNTRY AND IT'S WILD CLIMATE. NEVER A BORING MOMENT IS
HAD.--- (THE DIESEL GYPSY SAID THAT.)
In this flag, the primary
colours of red, gold and blue are placed against a background of white to
allow the design to stand out clearly.
White is representative of snow and ice;
Blue represents the Sea;
Red represents human effort; and
Gold our confidence in ourselves.
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--------------- William (Diesel Gypsy)
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