Canada is one of the many countries which are worth visiting, because of its small beautiful towns and its unique climate. The 2001 census showed that only 2470 people lived in Burin, a Canadian town located in the South East of the Burin Peninsula. Burin is a small town dated to the 18th century, when some French fishermen were exploring the Southern Canada, in order to discover new fishing ports. They settled in Burin and made out of it one of the most popular fishing areas from Canada. Even nowadays, people living in Burin depend on the fishing industry of their town.
Because there is almost always a cold, but unpredictable weather, you can find many local sports and places for entertainment, if you visit Burin. One of the sports performed in Burin is tennis. You can go to play tennis with your family or friends in many special places. There are many tennis courts in Burin, where if you go, you can play for free as long as you stay at the hotel that owns that tennis court. Being a Canadian town, Burin has many hockey and figure skating rinks where you can practice your favorite sports.
If you plan to visit this town, you must remember to take your passport with you, because it is required by the local authorities, in order to let you pass its borders. If you forget it home, you could be forced to go back to where you came, so it is important to have it with you.
Those who want to visit museums and art galleries can find them in Burin. This small Canadian town houses two big museums: Heritage House and Old Colony Trust. These cultural institutions are suitable for showing tourists what was life in Burin long time before tourism activities existed. There are many archeological evidences and written evidence that proves that the main activities in Burin, three centuries ago, were trading and fishing.
If you want to visit Burin, you have to put several types of clothes in your luggage, because in this town, the weather is unpredictable, much like in England, but much colder and wetter. If you take some warn sweaters and a waterproof jacket with you, you would be pleased. Also, if you want to play hockey, don’t buy special equipment! It will be given to you when you enter the hockey field. But if you want to go skating in Burin and you have at home one pair of skates, you must take it with you, so that you can save the money needed for leasing the skates.
If you think that visiting a small town like Burin can’t be a pleasant experience, you are wrong! Most times, small, but full of culture and tradition towns are the best destinations for tourists who want to spend more time outdoors, visiting cultural institution, but also for those eager for fun. Burin is the ideal town for young people who want to teach their children to skate or play some other winter sports.