Courtyard by Marriott St. John's Newfoundland
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from St. John's
... there are quite a few odd looking people around in downtown St John’s. St John’s is referred to by some as Sin City and you certainly get that vibe. It is a party town which I think attracts workers from all over the region for the weekends and also acts as a beacon for the various waifs and strays who struggle with alcohol or drugs. It is not a dangerous place, or at least we didn’t feel threatened, it’s just not a great ...
... the houses are built in long strips and every house is a different bright colour, and no one has a front or back yard in the downtown area. The streets don't seem to have any rhyme or reason as to their directions, but we figure that back in the day it all made sense. With Doug still recovering from his broken hip and foot, walking here was a challenge but we took our time with lots of rest stops ...
... the government buildings, and had a cup of coffee at Tim Hortons, before having to go back to the hotel. it was wonderful to catch up with my new friends in St. John's and I would love to return one day and to spend some more time to further explore. Our ship had left port on its next voyage around Newfoundland.
This is now the end of this segment of my holiday, and with only a month left, tomorrow, I start on the long journey to Denver, Colorado.
... It is, however, quickly apparent that things are going to be cozy.
Lovely friends, Hugh and Ruth, arrived for dinner – with dinner. Crab, scallops, Newfoundland cod, salad – and margaritas! A veritable feast! With full bellies, we have just enough energy to turn the table into our bed before we rudely fall asleep at 9pm, much to the amusement of the 60-something year-olds surrounding us who are ready to carry on for hours ...