That impulse to travel to parts unknown

We seek the stimulation of travel for the innate quest to connect the dots of what it means to be human

The Bay of Fundy, squeezed in between the maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, is notable for having some of the highest tides in the world.

While the average tidal range of all oceans is about 1m, the difference between high and low tide in the Bay of Fundy can be as much as 16m, the height of a five-storey building.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 21, 2018, with the headline 'That impulse to travel to parts unknown'. Print Edition | Subscribe