Daily Archives: August 20, 2010

Buh Bye Newfoundland

Posted by on August 20, 2010

My Route in Newfoundland

My Route in Newfoundland

I’m currently in Guysborough, Nova Scotia as a guest of Authentic Seacoast Resorts. I wish I had more time to spend here because it is a beautiful little town and it would be an excellent place to just come for a short vacation.

My Newfoundland part of the trip is over and even though I still have a quite a lot of driving ahead of me, the stretches shouldn’t be as long as what I’ve had so far. The highlights of my time in Newfoundland would have to be L’anse aux Meadows and Gros Morne National Park. L’anse aux Meadows is the location of the first European presence by Vikings around the year 1,000 AD. Gros Morne is a vastly underrated park which in many ways reminded me of New Zealand, especially Milford Sound. I plan on doing separate posts on each location at a later date.

I spent last night on the ferry from Newfoundland. I took the 5 hour ferry to Port aux Basque to get the Newfoundland and the 15 hour ferry from Argentia to get back. In theory, the ferry had internet, but in reality is was far worse than dial up. I have a hard time complaining, however, about the quality of internet while I’m in the middle of the ocean and the bits are being bounced from geosynchronous orbit and back. (more…)

Project Pringles: Update #3

Posted by on August 20, 2010

Japanese PringlesIt is time once again for the crispiest, most homogenous, artificially flavored update in the world: Project Pringles! If you are not familiar with the project, I’m attempting to document, with the help of other world travelers, every flavor of Pringles in the world. Pringles are, I believe, the most widespread snack food on Earth.

If you would like to participate it is very simple: just check the Project Pringles page to see if the flavor you’ve found has already been submitted. If it hasn’t, take a photo of the can and email it to me (gary (at) everything-everywhere.com. If you are the first to submit a flavor, I’ll give you credit and if applicable, a link to your website.

I know there are many missing flavors from Japan, Korea and China. If you are in those countries or plan to visit soon, keep an eye out at the convenience store.

Also, in other Pringles related news, fellow travel blogger Debbie Dubrow found that Pringles cans make for a cheap children’s toy when you are on a flight. (more…)