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/
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service OverseasSeries Title: Voluntary Service OverseasVol. 2By Llewelyn PritchardCopyright 2010 Llewelyn PritchardSmashwords Edition(Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)A very…
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