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St. John’s Premier Masterpiece

St. John’s Premier Masterpiece

The Veiled Virgin was carved in white flawless Carrera marble, in the mid-1800s by the renowned Italian sculptor Giovanni Strazza (1818-1875) in Rome. No one knows exactly when Strazza completed this masterpiece and strangely enough, the statue is not listed among Strazza’s works. Also no paperwork has survived the purchase of the statue by Bishop…

Genealogy Newfoundland & Labrador

Genealogy Newfoundland & Labrador

Newfoundland & Labrador Genealogy Nineteenth-century Newfoundland saw thousands of immigrant families starting new lives in a new world. For many, Newfoundland’s historical and genial records are a key chapter of their family history and a link to their ancestry before life in confederated Canada. According to the book Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland,…

Newfoundland Hiking and East Coast Trail

Newfoundland Hiking and East Coast Trail

People from all over the world travel to Newfoundland every summer to travel the beautiful East Coast trail. Whether you’re beginning the trail or ending it in St. John’s you’ll want to stay with us for a good night of rest. Located across the harbour from the first (or final) point of the trail, our…

Golfing in Newfoundland

Golfing in Newfoundland

Golfing in Newfoundland Newfoundland and Labrador’s landscape is a golf lover’s paradise, providing a number of courses with rolling greens and panoramic views of our coastline. Our province has several impressive golf courses, many located within St. John’s and the St. John’s area.  If golf is one of your interests while staying in North America’s…

Wildlife in Newfoundland

Wildlife in Newfoundland

Wildlife in Newfoundland Caribou, moose, and fox are some of the popular species of animals that may come to mind when thinking of Newfoundland and Labrador, but our province hosts dozens of species, from mammals to birds to fish. Some of the wildlife is native to the province, while others have been introduced over the…

22 Reasons to Visit Newfoundland

22 Reasons to Visit Newfoundland

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