Holiday Inn St. Johns
Travel Blogs from St. John's
So.... I'm in Canada. Seriously. I got to Chicago no problem and my flight to London was a bit late but no big deal; my layover until going to Stuttgart was going to be four hours anyway. Well, then a man on the plane passed out. There wasn't a doctor around, so the staff contacted the ground crew and decided to get the man to a hospital as soon as …
... that may sound boring but I think it is more of an achievement- I am actually living in another country. There is a lot of pressure for a study abroad exchange to be jam packed with adventure and new experiences every day but that is not realistic. That being said, I have had some time to enjoy my temporary home. I spent a Saturday a few weeks ago at the Rooms. The Rooms is a museum which features many different exhibitions and has a spectacular view of ...
... They don't celebrate any of the things we do, and it took them 32 hours to travel to St. John's, which left me slightly in awe. Brave girls, to come to a place English is their second language, with completely different customs, and THAT far away from home.
Kirsty and I baked some cookies and took them over as a thank you (the meal was delicious) and we all took a picture together (except Margo, who was behind the camera!)
Then Margo gave us ...
... two lighthouses, the newer one that looks how you’d expect a lighthouse to look and the old/original one that has the light keeper’s house built around it. Therefore, the inside walls of the rooms are rounded. We paid to tour/walk around the inside of the old lighthouse but we weren’t allowed to climb to the Lantern Room . Our guide also pointed out that while there appears to be several windows on the outside, having that many ...
... beautifully sunny day and keeping to the adage of making hay while the sun shines, I head up to signal hill at the mouth of the St. John's bay. Ladies lookout is the highest point on the hill and affords great views both over the city and out to sea. The later is the cause of its namesake as women would come here in hope of spotting ships carrying home their loved ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center