Saturday, April 7, 2012

This post is bought to you by the letter G


Gambo

A derivative of Baie de las Gamas, Spanish or Portuguese for “Bay of the does”, with “does” being a reference to caribou. Gambo is the birthplace of Joseph R. Smallwood.


Other G-reat communities:
Gaff Topsails, Gallants, Garnish, Gaultois, Gander, Garden Cove, Garia, George's Brook, Georgetown, Gin Cove, Glovers Harbour, Glovertown, Golden Bay, Goobies, Gooseberry Cove, Goulds, Grandois, Grand Falls, Grates Cove, Gravels, Great Harbour Deep, Green Cove, Green's Harbour, Griquet, Grey River, Grole, Gull Cove, Gull Island, Gullies

25 comments:

  1. I always thought Gull Island was a great name, like a place you could write a book about..

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    1. It makes me think of birds... Lots and lots of birds :) could the book be about birds? Lol

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  2. You would know what to expect just by the names of some of those places...Garden Cove, Golden Bay, Grand Falls, Gravels, Green Cove...they conjure up a picture.

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    1. What kind of pictures does Goulds conjure up?

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  3. What a wonderful place, so magical

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    1. From the lookout you can see for miles

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  4. Does? So only female caribou allowed?

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    1. that wouldn't be much fun now would it?

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  5. yay!!! Gambo is my hometown! :)

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  6. I love the photo in this post Baygirl, it looks so beautiful, the sunset.

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  7. LOVE that photo! Very nice! Whomever thought of some of these names...

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  8. Gin Cove? Now, what on earth could have been going on there?

    I love place names - there are stories to be told buried deep within them.

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  9. Nice theme, to show us all these places. I'm trying to visit all the A-Z Challenge blogs this month.

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    1. Best of luck getting to all of them in 1 month!

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