I spent a night at the local ugly campsite in Goose Bay. When I woke up in the morning, I found that I had another flat tire in my Jeep. The puncture was tiny and very hard to find. I had to use soap to locate it and fix the tire.
Driving in Labrador is incredibly monotonous. There are absolutely no places of interests along the way. If you want to take a break and step out of the car, thousands of black flies immediately attack you. They drink your blood without mercy. To protect against them I was using 98% DEET, but I think the mosquito net jacket is much better solution.
In Labrador, the road is the challenge, not a destination. This is why so many people come here for the only purpose of driving hundreds of kilometers of gravel roads. I met some travelers from Canada and the United States, and hordes of motorbikers from Europe. Some people even take the challenge to ride long distances on their bicycles.
The nearest settlement to the west of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is Churchill Falls. It is the distance of 300 km with 90 km section of asphalt. After six hours of monotonous driving, I reached Churchill Falls. It is a small town, built to support a nearby hydroelectric power plant. This place has nothing to offer. However to avoid, another eventless day I decided to visit the Underground Powerhouse. At least I learnt how electricity is produced. "Water goes down, electricity goes up, my guide repeated frequently.