Travellers Inn St. John's
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St. John's. I don't have the words to describe St. John's. It's...old, so much history, there are parts of it that are so seriously cool and parts that are kinda run down. There are intersections with 6 different ways to go, it's wild and chaotic and nothing like anything you'd find in BC. There is a vibe to the city that I just cannot …
Igor was bad. It left a path of destruction on the eastern part of Newfoundland. There are areas under a state of emergency, power is out, roads are gone, communities are cut off and one fellow lost his life when the road is was standing on fell away.
I am very lucky that I decided to do the northern peninsula …
... highway besides the Trans Canada that had a higher speed limit than 50! It was hilly but nice and straight in line.
On Castle Hill are the remains of Fort Royal and Gaillardin Redoubt. For a reasonable fee, there was a museum to look through and then a self-guiding tour outside with headphones. The St. John’s weather had predicted rain for today but although it was mostly cloudy, there ...
... the harbor. The wind was amazing - had to really brace yourself to keep from blowing over the cliff!
Visited Cape Spear - the easternmost point in North America - in keeping with our history of going to the end of the land in what ever place we are visiting. :-) And NL's oldest surviving lighthouse. Lots of wind, amazing views and waves. After climbing all those stairs, we feel like we got our exercise for today!
... waves crashing deep inside the mountain. We came out at the harbour amid small, colourful houses connected by wooden walk-ways. It was so great. It's the old section of St. John's and the streets are very narrow (about one car width), so we had to line up against the guardrails when cars wanted to drive by. People were very friendly, waving at us as they went by. There were some fantastic murals covering sections of ...
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