View of Peter's River as it passes through Botwood Park. This is the swimming area in the summer.
A view of Botwood from the top of 'Blueberry Hill' in late winter. I will replace with a summer view...
A view of the now idle paper shed in Botwood. Paper from the mill in Grand Falls-Windsor was trucked...
The view from the front of the Town Hall in Botwood, Newfoundland. The official town website is at: h...
During the Second World War, Botwood was an important military base. As part of construction on the ...
Inside one of the gun batteries built in Phillip's Head to protect Botwood harbour during the Second ...
The former railway trestle across the Exploits River in Bishop's Falls. The trestle is the longest i...
A view of Mill River in Point Leamington. The river is a popular place for salmon fishing and also f...
A life size replica of the giant squid landed at Glover's Harbour, Newfoundland in 1878. The body wa...
View from a wharf in Leading Tickles, Newfoundland.
The Bear Cove beach in Ocean View Park, Leading Tickles, Newfoundland.
The capital of Canada is Ottawa, in the province of Ontario. There are offically ten provinces and three territories in Canada, which is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area.
While politically and legally an independant nation, the titular head of state for Canada is still Queen Elizabeth.
On the east end of Canada, you have Montreal as the bastion of activity. Montreal is famous for two things, VICE magazine and the Montreal Jazz Festival. One is the bible of hipster life (disposable, of course) and the other is a world-famous event that draws more than two million people every summer. Quebec is a French speaking province that has almost seceded from Canada on several occasions, by the way..
When you think of Canada, you think of . . . snow, right?
But not on the West Coast. In Vancouver, it rains. And you'll find more of the population speaking Mandarin than French (but also Punjabi, Tagalog, Korean, Farsi, German, and much more).
Like the other big cities in Canada, Vancouver is vividly multicultural and Vancouverites are very, very serious about their coffee.
Your standard Vancouverite can be found attired head-to-toe in Lululemon gear, mainlining Cafe Artigiano Americanos (spot the irony for ten points).
But here's a Vancouver secret only the coolest kids know: the best sandwiches in the city aren't found downtown. Actually, they're hidden in Edgemont Village at the foot of Grouse Mountain on the North Shore.
"It's actually worth coming to Canada for these sandwiches alone." -- Michelle Superle, Vancouver
Text by Steve Smith.