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Travel Atlantic Provinces

Paddling the Tobeatic

by (author) Andrew Smith

Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
Aug 2004
Atlantic Provinces
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Aug 2004
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The rivers of southwestern Nova Scotia flow in and around what is known locally as the Tobeatic which refers to the Maritimes Provinces' largest expanse of wilderness, all of which lies in southwestern Nova Scotia. Whether you are interested in involved, week-long wilderness excursions or in fair-weather day-trips, you'll derive much satisfaction from exploring the rivers of southwestern Nova Scotia.

Blending wit with rugged pragmatism and interspersing fasc inating tidbits of local and natural history, paddler and back-country explorer Andrew Smith has created the definitive guide to canoe routes of the Tobeatic. Packed with a wealth of information, including route maps and diagrams of rapids and other difficult river sections, this invaluable guide speaks to both the seasoned canoeist and the casual outdoor enthusiast. Like the best guidebooks, Paddling the Tobeatic inspires its readers to get out and experience Nova Scotia's natural treasures first-hand.

About the author

Andrew Smith is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool and author of British Businessmen and Canadian Confederation: Constitution Making in an Era of Anglo-Globalization. Recently, he has published on the co-evolution of political institutions and organizational cultures in other regions of the British Empire, such as Hong Kong, India, and the Caribbean.

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