Sunday, 4 October 2009

Back to Newfoundland again.
The Gros Morne National Park really offers some scenic coastlines and breathtaking mountainvalleys - but today longlasting rainfalls kept the enthusiasm about it a little bit low. We went to the famous Tablelands, were old rocks from the earths mantle and long gone ocean floors are lying on the surface. They are full of metals and not very fertile, so one could easily see the difference in vegetation.
In the interesting visitors centre we learned more about the area and its special geology. In addition we had good time to stroll through the nice village of Woody Point or hike into the nearby forests - beautyful coloured in green, yellow and red ...