Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween Haunts

Janie Robinson at Ocean Park Hong Kong. Photograph by Brian Quinn, Travel Photographer.
Janie Robinson discovers spooky celebrations around the world in her Toronto Star travel story "DEATH makes a holiday" online at lists her "Five Favourite Canadian Haunts" too at  Happy Halloween!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Watch Janie's video about Newfoundland Miners, Pirates and Accordion Idols

The Bell Island Song tells the sad story of thousands of Islanders forced to leave their beloved homeland in search of work, when the iron ore mines closed nearly half a century ago. 
Just talk with any Bell Islander today and you'll hear colourful tales of miners, pirates and deadly torpedo attacks... some great Newfoundland stories about Bell Island's annual Accordion Idol competition too!  Watch Always a Bell Islander by Janie Robinson, J-Walk Travel Media Productions and read Janie's companion Toronto Star travel story A chilling tale of Newfoundland and Nazis

Newfoundland and Nazi's

Hitler's signature on commendation certificate and a Nazi Iron Cross. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer and Videographer.
Hitler's signature on commendation certificate and a Nazi Iron Cross.  Photograph by Janie Robinson.
The chilling tale of Newfoundland and Nazi's hits home in Bell Island in Janie Robinson's Toronto Star story and video at