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Canada's Road: A Journey on the Trans-Canada Highway from St. John's to Victoria

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The Trans-Canada, the world's longest national highway, comes to life in words and pictures.

Russia has the Trans-Siberian Highway, Australia has Highway 1, and Canada has the Trans-Canada Highway, an iconic road that stretches almost 8,000 kilometres across six time zones.

In the summer of 2012, on the highway's 50th birthday, Mark Richardson drove its entire length to find out how the road came to be and what it's now become. In his daily account of the 10-week road trip, originally published as a blog on macleans.ca, he follows the original "pathfinders" Thomas Wilby and Jack Haney, who tried to drive across the country before there were enough roads, he discovers the diverse places along the highway that contribute to the country's character, and he meets the people who make the Trans-Canada what it is today - the road that connects a nation.

Synopsis:

In 10 weeks during the summer of 2012, on the 50th anniversary of the

About the Author

Mark Richardson is the former automotive editor of the Toronto Star and is the author of Zen and Now: On the Trail of Robert Pirsig and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. He lives in Cobourg, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Day 1: Trinity Bay, Newfoundland

Day 2: Gambo, Newfoundland

Day 3: Grand Falls, Newfoundland

Day 4: Port aux Basques, Newfoundland

Day 5: Rose Blanche, Newfoundland

Days 6 and 7: Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Day 8: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Day 9: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Day 10: Borden, Prince Edward Island

Day 11: Sackville, New Brunswick

Day 12: Springhill, Nova Scotia

Days 13 and 14: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 15: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 16: Wentworth, Nova Scotia

Day 17: Moncton, New Brunswick

Day 18: Saint John, New Brunswick

Day 19: Fredericton, New Brunswick

Day 20: Grand Falls, New Brunswick

Days 21 and 22: Quebec City, Quebec

Day 23: Montreal, Quebec

Day 24: Ottawa, Ontario

Day 25: Peterborough, Ontario

Day 26: Rolphton, Ontario

Day 27: Sudbury, Ontario

Day 28: North Bay, Ontario

Day 29: Blind River, Ontario

Day 30: Batchawana Bay, Ontario

Day 31: Wawa, Ontario

Days 32 and 33: Thunder Bay, Ontario

Day 34: Dryden, Ontario

Day 35: Kenora, Ontario

Day 36: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Day 37: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Days 38-40: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Day 41: Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Day 42: Medicine Hat, Alberta

Day 34: Calgary, Alberta

Day 44 and 45: Calgary, Alberta

Day 46 and 47: Glacier National Park, British Columbia

Day 48: Rogers Pass, British Columbia

Day 49: Revelstoke, British Columbia

Day 50: Kamloops, British Columbia

Day 51: Abbotsford, British Columbia

Day 52: Vancouver, British Columbia

Days 53-55: Port Alberni, British Columbia

Day 56: Duncan, British Columbia

Day 57: Victoria, British Columbia

Epilogue

Product Details

ISBN:
9781459709799
Author:
Richardson, Mark
Publisher:
Dundurn Group
Author:
Richardson Mark
Location:
Toronto
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Essays & Travelogues
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TRAVEL / Canada
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Trans-Canada Highway.
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St. John's
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Halifax
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Ottawa
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Vancouver
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Victoria
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road trip
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Canada
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Car
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Automobile
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canadian automobile association
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CAA
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Mark Richardson
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WheelsMark
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TC Trek
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Cross-Canada
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Highway
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Road
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Camaro
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TRAVEL / Canada/General
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TRAVEL / Road Travel
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Travel writing
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Subject:
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Edition Description:
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Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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