Journey to Canada’s Far East -Part 1

Known by a number of different names by its various inhabitants throughout its history – the indigenous first peoples, the Vikings (first European settlers), the Spanish, the Portuguese and the French – this island on the Eastern coast of North America was no stranger to welcoming visitors from afar. But it isĀ  explorer Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) who set sail (travelling west I might add) from England in 1497 who is listed on the books to have “discovered” (and claimed for England) Canada’s most eastern province: Newfoundland. Continue reading

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