Canada: NOVA SCOTIA: No Jukebox

The 20 families that make up the year-round population of Peggy's Cove were busy getting ready for summer. Every spare room was reserved, even tenting space was at a premium. Painters, poets, writers, photographers and just plain admirers of rugged beauty were about to move in.

Every summer for more than half a century, artists—professional and amateur—from all over North America have come down the winding, bumpy, narrow road to Peggy's Cove, 35 miles southwest of Halifax, on Nova Scotia's granite coast. From dawn to dusk they have painted the surf smashing...

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