Saturday, July 1, 2017
Newfoundland - Part 2
A week after arriving in Newfoundland, we settled into a campground in Pippy Park in the provincial capitol of St. John's to spend a week exploring that part of the Avalon Peninsula.
The provincial supreme court building in downtown St. John's
Cape Spear near St. John's is the easternmost point in Canada and North America.
Current lighthouse at Cape Spear dating from 1955
The previous lighthouse which was used from 1836 to 1955.
Looking towards St. John's from Cape Spear
Cabot Tower on Signal Hill near St. John's
At this location on December 12, 1901, Guglielmo Marconi successfully received the first transatlantic radio transmission.
The coastline from Signal Hill
St. John's Harbor