The Fogo Island Inn is not so much a hotel as an expression of the culture and community of Fogo Island. To understand why this place exists, we need to understand the history of Fogo Island.
The rocky sea-sprayed outpost of Fogo Island, off the coast of Newfoundland, was first inhabited by European settlers in 1697. They came from Devon and Dorset in England, and from Waterford in Ireland. The old saying goes that they came for the Cod, and they stayed for the Cod. These Fogo Islanders have...Read More