Today we woke up in St John’s, Newfoundland to the sound of rain. We had a lovely breakfast and headed out. Good thing we brought sweaters and jackets since the high was 55 F!
We walked along the harbor and ended up getting to Signal Hill National Historic Site. Although it was overcast all morning, the views were beautiful. We poked around the park a bit, hiked a little down the back side.
Snails. There were so many snails. I had no idea that snails lived in trees and flowers and on pavement. Good Man yelled at me, “You killed 달팽이!” Well, it wasn’t on purpose!
Snail at Signal Hill
Me, at Signal Hill
Cape Spear, Newfoundland
Our tour guide for the Cape Spear Lighthouse was amazing. She was also extremely excited that our first trip to Canada was to Newfoundland (unfortunately, we have no good answer to “Why Newfoundland?” Um, cause it’s there and we haven’t been there yet?)
Side: Why are park employees in Canada so darn young?
If you choose to ignore Greenland, then when you stand at Cape Spear, you can either face all of North America or turn your back on all of it. I’m sure it’d be gorgeous at sunrise (“Good morning, North America!”) but seeing as how the sun rises at 5:41 tomorrow, I won’t be finding out if reality matches my expectations.
Facing North America
Crayola or Grumbacher should sponsor St John’s. It’s like a box of crayons or a palette of oil colors blew up.
St John’s Row Houses
Jackets Near the Docks
Seagull Feasting on Trash Near the Docks