The first days of October were the last days of my mom’s visit to Newfoundland, even though the weather was wet and foggy, we had a great time hiking and sightseeing around the Avalon Peninsula:
This is mom watching the northern gannets closely with my binoculars, even in the mist Cape St. Mary’s is a great place to visit.
Here we are enjoying a leisurely Saturday at Salmonier Nature Park, seeing all sorts of Newfoundland creatures:
These next shots are from the East Coast Trail north of Torbay:
After a these hikes we went to Middle Cove beach, the sea was putting on a great show with huge waves crashing into the cliffs and the pebble beach was pushed upwards at least 2 metres.
The streets of St. John’s are very steep in some places and the houses are very colourful. Too bad we didn’t have a little sunshine to brighten them up, in these shots they look a bit bleak compared to the real thing:
And that is the last picture, she’s on her way back home now. We’ve agreed on her next visit already, which will be when the icebergs return to our shores.