From the deck of the Battle Harbour Inn in the historic fishing village of Battle Harbour in Southern Labrador, the fog begins to thicken around the other buildings in the area. The lights are still clearly visible on the buildings closest to the Inn, but off in the distance, you can barely see any sign of life from the houses.Being surrounded by fog and knowing that you are in the middle of the water on an island can be an eerie feeling especially when the fog does not lift for days at a time. Cut off from the rest of the world can also give one a very relaxing feeling as you can feel the calmness and tranquility all around.Back in 1770, Battle Harbour became established when a fishery was opened and five years later, the first permanent settlers landed here. The Battle Harbour Inn was then used as the Staff House and many of the resident merchants and agents stayed here.By 1991, the fishery was discontinued and the majority of people that resided on Battle Island, picked up their belongings and moved on. In 1992, an enormous amount of work went into restoring all these buildings and the old Staff House became the Battle Harbour Inn.Tourists that come to Battle Island like to stay at the Inn as the accommodations are very comfortable with antique styled furniture. Five different rooms are available with a kitchen, dining room and living room being shared by all the guests. Many a picture of the historic village has been taken by visitors to Battle Island in Southern Labrador that stay at the Inn.General Store and various buildings seen from the Battle Harbour Inn on a foggy evening in the historic fishing village of Battle Harbour situated on Battle Island at the entrance to the St Lewis Inlet, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Southern Labrador, Labrador, Atlantic Canada, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/11.0, exposure time of 10/1 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 28mm.
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