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  • The most impressive aspect of this charming city is its architecture. St. John's has a distinct style from that of the rest of Canada, and its major buildings are remnants of its history as one of the first British colonial capitals. Starting as a fishing outpost for European fishermen, it consisted mostly of the homes of fishermen, sheds, storage shacks, and wharves constructed out of wood.

  • Unseen Titanic

    11 Apr 2012

    St. John’s, Newfoundland, is another of Titanic’s homes. On June 8, 1912, a rescue ship returned to St. John’s bearing the last recovered Titanic corpse. For months, deck chairs, pieces of wood paneling, and other relics were reported to have washed up on the Newfoundland coast...