Spanish whale hunters left Canada a historical treasure trove

The clues are there for anyone to see — the piles of red rubble on the beaches, the big bones scattered along one section of shoreline — but nobody in the Canadian fishing village of Red Bay had thought to put them together. “As kids we’d find these little pebbles on the beach,” Alice Moores, a local resident, tells me. “We’d use them like chalk, to draw on the rocks.”  Red Bay, on the southern coast of Labrador, is a classic “outport” of east-coast Atlantic Canada — clapboard houses perched on treeless headlands,,, Read the rest here 10:56

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