Welcome back my virtual travellers! Travelling from Grand Falls-Windsor, we spotted Gambo, home of Joey Smallwood (1900-1991), Newfoundland’s first premier. We also stopped at the Gander airport to view the Kenneth Lochhead mural. The mural shows the flora and fauna and the people of Newfoundland without the addition of technology interfering too much into the images.
We have recovered from our Screech-In (right Ken, Diane, Doug and Carolynne?) and we have arrived in Canada’s oldest city as honorary Newfoundlanders! Welcome to St. John’s – founded in 1583!
The Signal Hill Tattoo is an experience not to be missed in St. John’s. The military tattoo tells the story of the Newfoundland regiment and the battles they fought. Here is a sample from this afternoon:
Making an “executive decision”, we went to Signal Hill (to take advantage of the warm, dry weather):
And a couple of our folks on tour around Signal Hill…