At home on the sea (P2)

Residents or visitors to either coast enjoy almost unlimited choices of cruising waters. National marine parks afford some rudimentary services (such as privies on many of the Broken Group of islands in Pacific Rim National Park). But many more experienced kayakers prefer to point their craft into less-traveled waters, paddling alone or in groups as …

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At home on the sea (P1)

Sea kayaking is growing in popularity in Canada because it allows enthusiasts to explore nature in a personal, inexpensive way. The best kayaking locations include Vancouver Island’s west coast and Nova Scotia’s eastern shore. Water chuckles softly along the slender vessel’s plastic skin, the only sound to disturb the warm afternoon silence. With a light …

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Reach for the top

Indoor climbing is gaining popularity across Canada, as shown by the fact that there are now more than 30 indoor rock climbing facilities in the nation. Rock climbing enthusiasts can practice such techniques as top roping and lead climbing at the indoor facilities. After a year and a half as a partner in a Vancouver law firm, …

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Clear fairways

HE sports section of the Philadelphia Inquirer carried a picture in September 1949 of three bewildered young women under the headline: “UPSET.” The caption explained that if any of the three won her match in the first round of the Ladies National Amateur Golf Championship it would be The Upset of the tournament. I am …

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Golfing With Ghosts

Just one hour from Atlanta, the Barnsley Inn offers a golfing getaway steeped in history Tucked away in the woods an hour outside Atlanta, the Barnsley Inn, and Golf Resort is a property with a very mixed identity. The modern resort, which is owned by a German prince and princess and built around a 19th-century …

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