Saturday, May 15, 2010

Screeched In

Hey guys,

So we made is safe and sound after over 12 hours of travelling.  3 planes later, we show up in St. John’s and IT’S SNOWING!   ICK

It’s gone away now, and it was fine anyways, since I was so tired – we got to our hotel room and I slept for about 3 hours, we went for dinner and I came home and slept for 16 more!!   There is a 4.5 hour time difference here, so hopefully now I’m caught up!

Have seen much yet except this…


and our view from our room

DSC_1329 St. John’s is known for their beautiful colored houses.

DSC_1332 DSC_1333 D mentioned these were lower cost housing type houses, so the real ones we’ll see will be much more fun!!

First thing D bought when we got here…


Pineapple Crush!!!!!!!!!!!!!  which I think you can only get in Newfoundland!!!  It’s  good, but probably the sweetest drink you could ever imagine...

Trying to wake up here now (it’s 11:30am –BC time is 7:00am) so we’re both still feeling off!!  Then it’s off to get some groceries to stock up the room, do some sight seeing,  a BBQ at our old roomates place (who moved here last year) and then… (pray for me) a night out drinking with a bunch of Dave’s Newfie friends…   A) I don’t drink  much – one drink and I’m done  B) There is a very good chance I will have to get “screeched in” to become an honorary Newfie…

Here is an example of what getting screeched in looks like… (please watch it’s very entertaining)

It includes; trying to speak in Newfie Slang, while wearing clothing they choose, eat a capeline (fish), drink a shot of screech (gross rum) and then kiss a dead, cold cod fish.


Please pray for me, this could be an interesting evening!! 








I’m scared…. haha




  1. So cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would love to go to Newfoundland!!!!

  2. Have fun! I'm so excited to see more pictures of your trip. ENJOY!

  3. Sounds like fun, can't wait to see more pictures!

  4. Sounds scary, but have fun!! :)

  5. Ha ha ha ha! Hilarious!!!

    So does this mean you're Fiance is a Newfie?


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