Publisher: Harbour; 1 edition (January 1, 1996)
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BC's Sunshine Coast is a hundred miles of sublimely scenic coastline simply forty mins north of Vancouver. Award-winning humourist and Historian Howard White brings his plentiful event as a lifelong coast denizen to undergo during this clean examine a special position and its exact people.The Sunshine Coast covers the waterfront in phrases and over one hundred fifty full-colour pictures from Gibsons, the place the long-running television sequence the Beachcombers was once filmed, to Powell River, the biggest neighborhood within the sector and residential to 1 of the world's greatest pulp and paper turbines. stopover at Pender Harbour, the place a few neighborhood fishing folks nonetheless do their Saturday purchasing in motorized "kicker" boats. Drop anchor in Princess Louisa Inlet, the place the likes of John Barrymore and Andrew Carnegie as soon as got here to surprise at its canyon-like splendour. cease over in Sechelt, whose identify is a remnant of the shi'sha'lh or Sechelt kingdom who as soon as occupied the majority of the light Coast territory. And sojourn in Roberts Creek, whose buyer saint Harry Roberts positioned the light Coast at the map whilst he emblazoned the slogan "The Sunshine Belt" on a freight shed on the close by steamer dock.Join Howard White as he explores the rugged quarter with its acceptance for being the maverick between BC's favoured south coast areas. The painters, writers, hermits, handloggers, stumpranchers, trappers, prospectors, fishers and draft dodgers met alongside the best way will discover a everlasting haven on your middle.