Newfoundland

Twillingate Newfoundland - At the wild coast

There are places where you feel like you are in another world. You can enjoy nature here. The coast off Twillingate Newfoundland is one of them. Where people hardly have anything to say. Where nature takes over. Where the elements determine what happens.

A Newfoundland wine called Funky Puffin

Wine in Newfoundland is nothing new, as the island is possibly the much sought-after Vinland - that is, wine country - of the Vikings. One thing is certain, however: Newfoundland wines were certainly never the neat rows of vines we know from other areas of Canada

Whale Watching Alaska and Canada

The best places for whale watching Alaska & Canada Whale watching is part of a trip to Canada or Alaska. You can enjoy nature everywhere in Canada and Alaska. No wonder. If you take a closer look at the map of Canada, you quickly realize that the densely populated regions of the country are not at all [...]

L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland - Viking Site

Blown by the wind, the northern tip of Newfoundland extends out into the narrow strait of the Strait of Belle Isle. The strait separates the island from the mainland of Labrador. It's hard to believe that the Vikings at L'Anse aux Meadows reached the east coast of North America in AD 1000.

The Fisheries Museum in Twillingate Newfoundland

Just across the bridge over the narrow canal that separates South Twillingate Island from the main island of Newfoundland, on the left is the Twillingate Newfoundland Fisheries Museum - Prime Berth. There you can learn everything about fishing in Newfoundland.

Most beautiful view in Gros Morne National Park

The best view of the Gros Morne National Park is from above. However, you can only get there after strenuous day hikes. Easier to get to are these views of the National Park, which are just as beautiful.

Whales are watching in front of Newfoundland

Whale watching is a top attraction in St. John's, Newfoundland. This whale watching tour begins in St. John Harbor and heads into the waters off Cape Spear. The whales feed on krill in the waters off Newfoundland in July.

L'Anse from Meadows, Newfoundland

L'Anse from Meadows - Viking settlement and fishing village Even if the small town of L'Anse aux Meadows on the northwest coast of Newfoundland is mainly known for the world-famous archaeological excavation site, where Helge Ingstad and his wife Anne Stine proved that the Vikings around the year 1000 AD actually reached the coasts of North America, the fishing village [...]

Discoveries Portuguese Mariner - Henry the Navigator, Fernando Magellan ...

Henry the Navigator sent expeditions along the west coast of Africa. An attempt to bypass the Muslim trade routes. These Portuguese seafarers moved slowly and cautiously south for fear of the dangers that traders from Arabia were spreading rumors about in order to deter this very competition from Europe.

The five most beautiful beaches in Canada

The Five Most Beautiful Beaches in Canada Canada is usually associated with wild national parks, deep forests, and grizzly bears. Hardly anyone thinks of the most beautiful beaches in Canada. Most tourists do not know that Canada also has breathtaking beaches to offer. But a trip to the beach is definitely worth it, especially since the mild water temperatures in summer are also [...]

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