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By Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

A consultant to Canada's Atlantic provinces, overlaying mountains, towns, cities and coast. The e-book presents information on exploring the coast, the Viking path, Lord Baltimore's misplaced colony and the Saint John river. actions to be had contain whitewater rafting and mountain climbing.

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Some sorting does seem to be in order, so we begin with the tourism representatives who have made our travels smoother in so many ways, answered our endless questions, ferreted out the little details only we would ask, and remained cheerful and hospitable all the while: Candee Treadway, Ralph Johansen, Valerie Kidney, Andrea Peddle, Kay Coxworthy, Randy Brooks, Carole Horn, Percy Mallet, Geraldine Beaton, Dorleen Sponagle, Nancy Lockerbie, Dick Griffiths and Melanie Coates. Innkeepers and hosts at B&Bs are the greatest resource a writer or traveler can have in hunting for out-of-the-way places and local adventures, and we've been blessed with the best.

Also, when icebergs reach the ''warm'' waters off Newfoundland, they are well into their melt-down process, and always in danger of splitting in pieces or turning over suddenly. They are much larger than they appearyou've heard the phrase ''it's just the tip of the iceberg"and when they turn over or break apart, they cause tremendous disturbances in the water. You don't want to be there in a kayak. What happens if you're a learning paddler and on the sea when a strong wind blows up? Your guide and instructor should have a tow line, and will simply attach it to your kayak and tow you inshore out of the wind, while you rest.

Europeans introduced more efficient tools and Natives taught the Europeans how to survive in the new environment, and traded them highly prized furs. But new settlers brought competition for land. European diseases, to which Native peoples had no immunities, wiped out complete villages, and in at least one casethe Beothuk of Newfoundlandentire peoples. By the early 1600s, France was well ahead of Britain in the struggle to control the new territory. Adventurous French fur traders, explorers and missionaries had advanced into much of the eastern half of the continent, and their colonial empireNew Franceincluded most of what is now the three southern provinces.

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