Twillingate, Newfoundland in Canada was once a very busy fishing town where fishing was its main source of income but over the years tourism has taken over and fishing is second best. The old dock that still stands along the harbour of Twillingate with a slanted fishing stage attached at the end has seen the end of its days especially after a new dock and buildings were built next door.
A fishing boat anchored off the end of the dock awaits its owner for another fishing day out in the harbour. The catch around Twillingate in Newfoundland is still very viable and many people head out each day to bring in their daily quota.
The main attraction that brings the tourists to Twillingate in Newfoundland, Canada is iceberg watching. This town, having a population of approximately 5,000 people, has become known as the Iceberg Capital of the World as these massive natural creations pass by daily in iceberg season. Off in the distance, you can see various icebergs that have made their long journey to this destination along the Newfoundland coast.
Many of the icebergs which have been traveling for years will end up along the shoreline of the harbour of Twillingate where they beach themselves. People can sit along the rocks watching the icebergs as they continuously alter shape in their melting process. Once they have thawed enough to be set free from the coastline, they could continue on another adventure for a short period of time.
Whether fishing or iceberg watching when you come to Twillingate in Newfoundland, Canada, you will thoroughly enjoy your holiday here. There are many communities that make up the town of Twillingate which all possess their own charm and uniqueness.
An old dock in Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada, North America.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 9000 ED, aperture of , exposure time of sec. on ISO , as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was .
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