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Another adventure is about to begin. This has been a long day after getting up at 3am this morning so we could leave for the airport by 4am for our 6am flight. But, after 9 hours of traveling, we have made it to St. John's, Newfoundland. We got in around 5pm Newfoundland time which is 2 1/2 hours ahead of time at home. Yes, you read that right, 2 1 …
Today we got to sleep in as we had a later start today. Darrell picked us up after breakfast and showed us around St. John's.
First stop was to see the Fort Amherst lighthouse which was Newfoundland's first lighthouse erected in 1813. However, the current lighthouse was built in 1951. The views from there of Signal Hill were great.
We got an early start today so we could drive the hour to Elliston and beat the crowds to see the puffins. And it was worth it!!! At first the puffins were across a little inlet and you couldn't get great close up shots. Darrell had told us the puffins would be right at our feet, so I was a little disappointed. It was still enjoyable sitting there …
This morning we got to meet our fellow travelers. There are only 9 of us and it looks like we are going to have a great group. On our trip we have Jean Wallace from Calgary, Pam Brandt from Calgary, Bob and Susan Potter from Sacramento, Holly and Dale Scott from Manitoulin Island in Ontario, our guide Darrell Penney and us. We left our hotel early …
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsQuality Hotel Harbourview St. John's
This is an older hotel, but comfortable. Great restaurant. Close to historic downtown.
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