Friday, April 6, 2012

F is for...


Fogo

Used as a summer home for Beothuck Indians long before Europeans entered local waters, Fogo appears on Portuguese maps as early as 1529.



Also beginning with F...
Facheux Bay, Fair Haven, Fair Island, Fairbank, Fair Haven, Fanny's Harbour, Felix Cove, Ferryland, Fermuse, Fish Cove, Flatrock, Fleur de Lys, Fleury's Bight, Flowers Cove, Flowers Island, Fogo Island, Foote's Cove, Forteau, Fortune, Fox Harbour, Foxtrap, Fox Roost, Francois, Frederickton, Frenchman's Cove, Freshwater, Fry's Cove, Furby's Cove

23 comments:

  1. Interesting word, Fogo, very unusual!

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    1. Kind of rolls off your tongue though

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  2. I love Fogo. It's my second home. Such a fantastic place to visit. (And that pic is from my husband's backyard) :)

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    1. I just don't like to ferry ride back :)

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  3. I can't believe I wasn't in Fogo. What was I thinking? (Obviously I wasn't.) I love this little taste of the Rock you are giving us every day. Really love, love it.

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  4. Your part of Canada has so much history.

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  5. I'd love to photograph that old building! Be great in black and white.

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    1. I have a few old fishing stages done in black and white that I love...

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  6. Fogo sounds really cool to me, I love the photograph too.

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    1. I like the way Fogo sounds out loud

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  7. Did you know that Fogo is fire in Portuguese? Pretty cool. :) That building looks like it has a lot of stories to tell.

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    1. I learned my first word in Portuguese- that I can pronounce anyways

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  8. So even the Indians had summer beach homes, huh?

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  9. You're taking us on such a wonderful tour. The photos are excellent.

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  10. Interesting F
    do check out my F at GAC a-z

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  11. Very interesting name and another great photo!

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