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A Rambler’s tour of the famous French resort of Biarritz on the Atlantic coast which explores the many reasons behind its growth including the area’s historical links with Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. [Includes diary notes, colour photographs plus Canadian-based research about its shared Basque-Newfoundland & Labrador, Whaling and Cod-Fishing heritages.] [English Edition]
Contents:
1 Historical background/
2 Basque cod-fishing tradition, Biarritz, France, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada/
3 The Decline of the Spanish and Portuguese Fisheries at Newfoundland/
4 Basque whaling tradition in Biarritz, France, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada/
5 Red Bay National Historic Site of Canada: Development of Basque Whaling/
6 Red Bay National Historic Site of Canada commemorates 16th century Basque whaling in Canada and the role that it played in the history of our country/
7 Archival Research/
8 The largest of the Basque whaling stations was situated at Red Bay, where, in 1978, underwater archaeologists discovered three sixteenth-century Basque galleons/
9 The Whalers' Cemetery/
10 Work Stations along Shore/
11 Legend Biarritz, France/
12. Royalty’s presence/
13. Sea bathing/
14. Empress Eugenie and Napoleon III/
15. Biarritz’s 19th century growth as a fashionable seaside resort/
16. Private patronage/
17. Tourist magnet/
18. 2nd World War/
19. Post 2nd World War/
20. Surfing/
21. Exploring Biarritz’s tourist attractions/
22. Highlights/
23. Fine food and drink Biarritz, France/
24. Specialities/
25. Diary Notes/
26. Dedication/
27. References/

GENRE
Travel & Adventure
RELEASED
2013
October 8
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
35
Pages
PUBLISHER
Llewelyn Pritchard
SELLER
Smashwords, Inc.
SIZE
3.1
MB

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