We drove to the Bonavista Peninsula and found a place to park in Catalina. Drove up to Bonavista, which lives up to its name. Just outside of the town is a natural phenomenon called the dungeon. It canada goose sale brown is a couple of water caves where the roof has collapsed leaving a gaping hole with two arches where the water flows. A short distance from there is a one hundred sixty year old lighthouse. The area around it is open grazing for the community animals: cows, horses, cattle, sheep and goats. Morgana had her first encounter with goats. They were very curious about her. She was pretty tolerant of them until all four of them wanted an in-your-face encounter. She reacted with a feline hisss.John Cabot is reputed to land here in 1497. There is a statue honoring his landing. I personally believe that he chose a better area. This place is very craggy with “shipwreck” written all over the coves.In town are some very historic buildings. First is canada goose expedition parka white the canada goose parka , which was the home of F. Gordon Bradley, an advocate for Confederation in 1947. There is also a replica of The Matthew, Cabot’s ship. The Ryan Premises is a National Historical Site, which housed the wealthy merchant’s business. His counting office, mercantile store and home have been restored to its former glory. The salt cod business thrived for well over one hundred years until 1954, when refrigeration and factory ships took over the industry. There are many exhibits which detail the various forms of fishing in the area and the lives of the fishermen, including movies of the process of catching and salting of the cod. Exhibits also show the sealing industry, including actual film of a sealing expedition in the 1930s and the loss of 77 men from The Newfoundland in the early 1900s.It was not a film for the faint of heart.Friday, August 15, 2003Visited historical Trinity. In 1615 Sir Richard Whitbourne held the first Court hearings in the New World and wrote a book about Newfoundland in 1622. The area became known for its fishery and prospered.