Wishing we could have spent longer in St Anthony, it was time to say goodbye to Canada and head out across the North Atlantic.
Canada has not been what I expected. With an expectation that we’d see the country that’s portrayed on TV, I found the reality instead. I’m glad we’ve visited. The people are just lovely, so friendly, so helpful. The places we visited were interesting with the guides’ commentaries bringing so much more to our tours.
All I can say is… go see it for yourself
I was really interested in the Grenfell Heritage Centre, the Doctor who introduced health care to the peoples of Newfoundland. Perhaps this is why St Anthony still has a modern hospital and other health care facilities- for the whole region. The heritage centre is run by volunteers with a film, exhibition, café and craft shop adjacent to the pier. It’s a must visit place to understand what St Anthony is about; and where many residents are employed.
The people were so friendly. In addition to those who met us on the pier, everyone we saw around town had a greeting for us. My sort of town