Images of Newfoundland

The Atlantic Ocean exalts Newfoundland, a wind-whipped, rugged island whose unbridled beauty cradles an indefatigable spirit.

Rowboat

John Sylvester

Rowboat

A rowboat, painted brilliant red and yellow, floats in royal-blue waters.

Bake-apple Berries

John Sylvester

Bake-apple Berries

"If you see bake-apples anywhere, buy them," says Tennille Blackwood, a waiter at Django's in St. John's. She spent her childhood afternoons gathering the amber-colored tart berries with her father. "It can take an entire afternoon to find enough to fill a jar."

Jelly Bean Row

John Sylvester

Jelly Bean Row

The brightly painted row houses in the heart of St. John's earned the moniker "Jelly Bean Row."

Salt Cod

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Salt Cod

Pewter ornaments in the afternoon sun, salt cod hang from wooden beams in Bonavista.

Icebergs

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Icebergs

It isn't uncommon to see icebergs here in early summer, when 10,000-year-old chunks of cotton-candy blue ice drift by.

Red Roof

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Red Roof

Location, location, location. A solitary cottage enjoys a near-360-degree view of Trinity's harbor.

Fishing Harbor

John Sylvester

Fishing Harbor

A few of the province's harbors still bustle with boats―but even this one, a working harbor on the southern tip of the Avalon Peninsula, presents a lonelier face than in ages past.

Northern Gannets

John Sylvester

Northern Gannets

Every spring, thousands of Northern gannets migrate to Newfoundland's capes and islands, where their bodies blanket the rocks like layers of snow.

Reflection

John Sylvester

Reflection

Dusk in Newfoundland, though short-lived, entertains color-hungry eyes.

Fishing Stage

John Sylvester

Fishing Stage

Fishing stages ring Newfoundland's coastline, clinging to arms of land where fishermen once anchored their lives.

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