Thursday, April 19, 2012

Q is for Quidi Vidi


pronounced KID-ee-VID-ee or KWY-da-VIDE-ah


Once a historic fishing village, it is now a part of the city of St John's. The former fish plant is now home to Quidi Vidi Brewery. The lake of the same name is the site of the Royal St John's Regatta, held every August, the regatta is one of the oldest sporting events in North America, featuring fixed-seat rowing races and a huge garden party.


Not a lot of Q's but we do have:
Quarry, Queen's Cove, Quiller, Quirpon

26 comments:

  1. I'm impressed that there is quite a few Q places in Newfoundland, it looks so pretty in the photo too.

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  2. Another lovely place. I like the name, too. It's fun to say.

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    1. Its fun listening to people try and pronounce it

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  3. Such a pretty place. Great walking trail too.

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    1. every time I'm on the trail I laugh to myself that the Pen has such a view

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  4. ha ha what a cute name :) "Vidi" means "see" in Serbian :)

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  5. I love those reflections in the water...I have to get to NFLD.

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  6. It looks really cozy and peaceful.

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    1. considering it is part of the capitol city, Quidi Vidi Village is peaceful

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  7. What gorgeous photos!

    Happy A to Z!
    *waves*

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    1. Happy A to Z to you too!

      *waves back*

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  8. Quaint little place! I'll have to look for Quidi Vidi brew.

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    1. I'm not sure if its available off the Island - but it is decent beer :)

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  9. Love the photo, it looks so serene.

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    1. my sister got a ton of her wedding pictures done here, they look so nice

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  10. love this picture!
    I wrote about Quidi Vidi for my "Q" too!! :)

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  11. Really enjoying your alphabetic Canadian tour. That picture's very peaceful.

    xoRobyn

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  12. wow beautiful. I have never been to Canada, but this seems like a place where I would love to stay. With its own beer too!

    Greetings from the A to Z trail,
    Sylvia @ Playful Creative

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    1. anywhere with its own beer is good!

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  13. All these beautiful place! Just makes you desire to travel and see the world!

    http://bettyalark.blogspot.com

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  14. My grandson was here last year with the Saint John Militia. I Googled it...love the name.
    Kathy at Oak Lawn Images

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