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- Free parking
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... and no poisonous insects or arachnids. It shares the same latitude as Paris and Seattle. St. John’s is also the home of North America’s oldest annual sporting event, the Royal St. John’s Regatta, a sailing race that dates back to 1816.
What did we miss? Something unique. We were to dock at pier 10/11 in the heart of downtown St. John with a walk of only 200 yards. There is no cruise terminal. This would have been a unique ...
... together exchanging travel experiences. They had traveled the same route as we had, flying in from Ottawa, renting a car, and staying in B&B's - another great way to meet the people. (Sandi - if you're interested, I have some good recommendations!) We both agreed that the beauty of the land is matched only by the spirit of its people.
After our late lunch, we drove to the Harley ...
... pick up a novel. I can't remember the last time I lazed around till 12pm reading! Relaxing indeed. The Courtney's departed for the Ridgways and Fliss and I were left to enjoy the peace and quiet. We read, ate veggies, ate donuts, hung washing for Julia, read some more and Fliss snoozed on the couch. I think we'll make the most of this while it lasts, apparently there's a hike planned for tommorow, we need to conserve energy!
One other thing I've noted ...
... to go for a walk around the lake behind the house and over to the cemetery. Never seen headstones covered in snow before. I also saw a few houses and cars completely snowed in. On the TV today it said -9 degrees. I really felt it when I went for my walk this afternoon. I did only have my 1/2 gloves on. My face was so cold I could hardly speak. Still enjoying the ...
... Megan and I have been to a couple of times, with our friend Kirsty. It's called Nautical Nellies and is a really nice place. Everywhere in St. John's is full of happy, friendly people on weekend evenings, I've noticed.
I had my first experience of Newfoundland fish and chips, and it was huge! Super tasty, too.
After that we made our way down to the Mile One Center. It was bigger than I was expecting, and we decided to pick up a ...