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SAINT JOHN,
NEW BRUNSWICK
OVERVIEW

Saint John is located on the Atlantic coast of Canada.  It is the main
city on the Bay of Fundy and sits at the mouth of the St. John River.  
It is the largest city in, but not the capital of, the province of New
Brunswick.

The City of Saint John has a population of approximately 70,000.  It
is a clean, attractive city with a mixture of modern buildings and
vintage Victorian buildings.  It is not a spectacular city but has the
charm of a small friendly community.

Shopping centers upon antiques and local arts and crafts.  There is a
tent market next to the cruise terminal with stalls offering various
Canadian products.  There are also small antiques and crafts shops
in the downtown area.  Saint John also has a sizeable shopping mall
that is within walking distance of the cruise terminal.

The area is very tourist friendly.  Some 4,000 people work in
tourist-related jobs and cruise ships alone contribute an estimated
$25 million to the local economy.

Saint John’s temperature averages approximately 22°C or 72°F in
summer during the cruise ship season.  It tends to be cooler than in
northeastern U.S. cities such as New York and Boston.

The currency in Saint John is the Canadian dollar.  Many merchants,
however, will accept U.S. currency and credit cards.

Saint John is not to be confused with St. John's Newfoundland.  
Both are Canadian maritime cities but they are located quite far apart
in two different provinces.  In recognition of the confusion the
similarity in the names of the two cities has caused, the first name of
the city in New Brunswick is often spelled out rather than
abbreviated "St."
OVERVIEW............................................................................................Page One

HISTORY................................................................................................
Page Two

CRUISE PORT AND GETTING AROUND...........................................Page Three

PLACES OF INTEREST.........................................................................Page Four

SAINT JOHN LINKS..............................................................................Page Six

GOING ASHORE EXPERIENCE:     "Walking To The Reversing Falls"

SHORE EXCURSION REVIEW:       "Bay of Fundy Coastal Photography Tour"
Above: Fog often rolls into Saint John from the
Bay of Fundy casting a mysterious aura over
the town.  However, it tends to burn off in
summertime leaving a sunny day.

Below: The Bay also has some of the highest
tides in the world, which even affect Saint John
harbour.
Saint John is a city of contrasts.  It has modern buildings but also one of the largest
collections of Victorian architecture.  It has small shops but also a large shopping
mall.  It is tourist-friendly but also has its own life including its own university.
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The public areas of Saint John feature the
wooden people created by artist John
Hooper.