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Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island - Understand Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
All the info you need on everything from history: pirates, Vikings and settlers moved in while others got kicked out, to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers and travellers with disabilities. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the long winters that keep everyone inside to get creative. In summer,out comes the music, and festivals attract international acts
- info on Atlantic Canadian art, from photo-perfect paintings of bucolic bliss to statues of fishers carved from old logs, creativity flows freely here
- full coverage of food and drink, whether simple or transformed by the hands of master chefs, Atlantic Canada’s seafood and earthly bounty is nothing short of spectacular
- details on landscape and wildlife including whales, moose and fossils
Coverage includes: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island Today: There’s No Place Like Home and Getting Creative, History: The First Fishers, Age of European Discovery, Settlers Move In, French & English at War, Memo to Acadians: Get Out, A Perfect Union in Prince Edward Island, World Wars and Modern Times, Maritimes Music: Aboriginal, Scottish & Irish, Acadian, African Influences and Top Festivals, Atlantic Canadian Art: Where to Find What, Aboriginal, Folk Art, Marine-Inspired Art and Realism, Food & Drink: Bounty from the Sea, Earthly Delights, Bottoms Up!, Celebrations, Where to Eat & Drink, Vegetarians & Vegans and Habits & Customs, Landscape & Wildlife: A Geologist’s Dream, Critters of the Great North, Plants and Environmental Issues, Directory A–Z, Transport and Language.
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