Photo: St Johns City Avalon Peninsula Newfoundland

The colorful buildings and houses creep up the hillsides in the city of St. John's on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland Labrador.

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St Johns City Avalon Peninsula Newfoundland
Photo of the waterfront area and the rocky cliffs around the city of St. John's on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland.

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The city of St. John's is situated on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada strategically placed in a harbour that was carved out of granite. This city is one of the oldest throughout North America at it starts at the water's edge and works it way back up into the hills.

The buildings in the city of St. John's are brightly colored adding an extra flair to the overall appearance. When wandering along the side streets where you can find many intriguing bars and restaurants, the colors of the city stand out considerably more.

St. John's, Newfoundland has lots of fascinating places to visit that have many years of history behind them. Signal Hill, Cape Spear, Johnson GEO Centre, museums, galleries, parks, restaurants and historical buildings are just a few of the items on the list to see while in the city.

The population of the city of St. Johns is around 100,000 and the winter seasons are fairly mild with the summers usually being somewhere around twenty-three degrees Celsius. Tourists love this type of climate as it is not too hot and the winters are never extremely cold which makes traveling to St. John's on the Avalon Peninsula spectacular at any time in the year.

City of St John's seen from the Signal Hill National Historic Site in St John's, St John's Harbour, St John's Bay, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 260mm.

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