I have been a certified travel agent for four decades, as well as an international airline employee, researcher and writer. Travel, whether for business or pleasure has always been an important part of my daily life. I made 400 trips across the globe via road, rail, sea and air to see places both familiar and exotic. This article is focused on Canada, which covered all 14 provinces or territories. Ensure your visit to Canada from the UK is a smooth, enjoyable experience please read on ETA Canada Visa on the new Electronic Travel Authorisation requirements for air travelers.
Labrador, which covers approximately 500,000 acres between the Atlantic Ocean (northern Canada) and Hudson Bay (northern Canada), is the largest part of North American continent. The geological foundation of Labrador, which was formed by the ancient Laurentian Shield by internal upheaval and glaciation, is believed to be similar to the surface before human life began. It was considered Canada’s or the world’s last Frontier. It was also sparsely populated, and almost unexplored.
Although a few locations could be considered “sights”, in the traditional travel sense, Labrador Heritage Museum, Labrador Military Museum, 5 Wing Goose Bay and 5 Wing Goose Bay were all “attractions”. These attractions included those that facilitated living in this far north location, particularly the Float Plane base and the natural topography like Grand Lake and Mealy Mountains. This view was taken from a high vantage point in North West River.
Trans Labrador Highway was a gravel-surfaced, 530-kiometer Trans Labrador Highway connecting Goose Bay to Labrador City. Both the rustic atmosphere and First Nation population of the former were reflected in shops like Drumdance Art and Crafts and Trappers Cabin where diners grilled their steaks.