Newfoundland is one of the largest Canadian islands located off the eastern coast of north American main land. It boarders the worlds estuary called Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The earliest founders of this island are the French people. Its area is around a hundred thousand square kilometers. It is the 16th largest island in the world but the fourth largest island of Canada. Newfoundland has its provincial capital at St Johns located at the northern parts of the island. According to the census that was undertaken in Canada in the year 2016, reveal that most of the residents of the island are British origin people. The total population during this census was four hundred and eighty thousands citizens.
Places of interest found in Newfoundland.
Newfoundland is one of the most interesting culture archeological sites. Since this is one of the newest place where the Europeans settled, it has history about European colonization. For this reason, St Johns was considered an oldest city in Canada. This was where the oldest English speaking American’s first settled.
There are fantastic provincial parks like Barachois pond. This is a provincial park that is considered to be one of the model forest of Canada. Its climate is cool and silent with many kinds of birds producing melodious sounds as one move across the park. The park is divided in to two parks with all the parks having their own uniqueness and freshness.
Towards the western Newfoundland island coast, Gros Morne national park is located. This is the park that was designate to be the world’s heritage site in the year 1987 by UNESCO. A guy I know who owns movers Roswell Ga went here a few years ago and really enjoyed it there. This has made the park to be a popular tourist site in Canada. The park also is the largest park in the land of Canada. It covers an area of about two thousand square kilometers.
Cape Norman is the best site for archaeologists. Terra Nova Park is an archaeological site in this park. This allows the visitors to explore the history of the place and to interplay the relationship between man and the sea.
Second largest airport of Canada, Gander international airport is located in Newfoundland. This is an attractive airport due to its population which comprise of different cultures and races across all the continents. Presence of the airport in this island means that transport is never a problem. One can view shows of Atlantic Ocean on plane travel.
Education is guaranteed on Newfoundland travel. Memorial university of Newfoundland has its main campus located in the city of St Johns. The campus admit all students from Canada and provide scholarship to other students from other countries of the world. This provide equal opportunities for students to share ideas on the matters affecting the world currently. People can make Newfoundland travel be an educational trip to get information about history of the island.
At Newfoundland, entertainment opportunity cannot be missed. Fogo Island is one of the best entertainment site in Newfoundland. It has cultural items and graphics in Canada. The heritage of this place is awesome as it resemble the British olden heritage. Sport events happen in the city of St Johns stadium of mile one stadium.
In conclusion, Newfoundland is the best place to spent holiday and get educational values. It is an historical site for British inhabitants with cool and fresh environment.