We took a trip up the Northern Peninsula again this year to see the icebergs, the weather was beautiful and so were the icebergs in St. Anthony and elsewhere.
First time we visited the provincial park in Pistolet.
Lovely park, a beautiful swimming area and moose come to visit your campsite.
Had a lovely stay there.
On the way back, we stopped into Little Bay to see if the caplin were in, and they were. That’s a beautiful harbour with a lot of mining history. The caplin come in there every year.
When the mining boom was there and at Batt’s Cove between 1864 until the early 1900s, thousands of people lived there and there were six different churches, that must be as many as St. John’s has now.
It must have been the first time Newfoundlanders earned real cash money.
Copper was in high demand around the world because of the discovery and development of electricity.
They have two buildings on site that explain the history of the place but it would sure be nice to see a boardwalk around that harbour.
I think a boardwalk would assist further tourist development of the area.
Mary Ellen Brophy