2012-10-30 Canada summer holidays in Nova Scotia, part two Print E-mail
Written by Andrew Stevenson   

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The drive along Digby Spit to Brier Island is strewn with signs advertising whale watching outfitters and the politics of salman fish farming, a contentious issue

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Of course the main reason for going to Brier Island every summer are the whales

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Elsa and Somers selling their art (and the DVD of "Where the Whales Sing")

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Examples of some of the art Elsa sold with some success at 50 cents a piece
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Examining the Whale Head Garden over Westport Harbour

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Left two locals have a few beers while watching the whales in a tinney and Elsa's photo of a calf spy-hopping

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Somers showing off her athletic prowess and with a local friend in her barn feeding the chickens after letting the sheep out of their pens

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If there is nothing else to do, we can always go looking for crabs

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When Elsa and Somers weren't selling their wares to the punters on the whale watching boats, they were the punters on the whale watching boats, preferably the zodiac

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No, Somers isn't feeding the frog to the horse. Elsa and Somers relishing the long Canadian summer days

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Somers and Elsa practicing yoga or transcendental meditation or something

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There is so much to do on an island with a 40-foot tide

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Our last trip out on the water with the whales before heading back to school in Bermuda


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