Sunday Canadian Travel Video – Whales and Icebergs in Newfoundland & Labrador

For the last year or so, my redheaded friend from Newfoundland (Candice Does The World) has been bugging me to come for a visit to explore the rock in the Atlantic that she calls home. There’s been a few occasions where I had the flight setup online, all I had left to do was fill out the payment details. It seems like I let the purchase time out all the time; however, one of these days that will change. After watching videos like these, its beginning to seem as if the indecision is almost completely kneaded out of me.

As a kid I had this giant book of Cetaceans that I studied front to back. I was absolutely obsessed with whales & dolphins. To see something that could stay underwater for so long, and live entirely in water while still having such a complex social structure. Wow. Those things blew my 8 year old mind. Still do from the looks of things! Unfortunately, being from the prairies, it was quite a while before I actually saw any, the first being those two sad Dolphins in West Edmonton Mall, the second a wild pod in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

So I chose this video because I love whales & dolphins, the corny celtic music,¬†and hilarious captions over videos. They pretty much make my day. My personal favourite caption is “Aerobatic Dolphins!” I’m not sure why that makes me laugh so much, maybe I’m sleep deprived. But wow, good stuff.


My biggest fear is that I’ve waited too late in the summer to see the icebergs in Newfoundland. Apparently the Iceberg season lies between May & the end of July. Which isn’t to say I can’t go again next summer; by all means I’ll have more time to do so. But I swear, if I don’t find myself in Newfoundland soon I will be obligated to donate a well aimed punch to my own gentlemen.


High 5′s out to FinWhales for the awesome website.



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3 Responses to “Sunday Canadian Travel Video – Whales and Icebergs in Newfoundland & Labrador”

  1. Candice
    September 1, 2011 at 7:22 pm #

    Shit yeah you’re coming to visit!

    • Corbin Fraser
      September 1, 2011 at 10:18 pm #

      Haha absolutely, so I just found out Porters got a huge sale on…perhaps. But I totally agree, next time ur in town I’m taking you on a brewery-crawl.

  2. Vi @ Travel Tips
    September 2, 2011 at 9:18 am #

    You should check “swimming with whales in Tonga” if you are obsessed with whales. I have been there couple years ago and it is something unreal.

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