Travel: Sunbathing with polar bears and singing with beluga whales in Canada

A summer visit to Canada's Hudson Bay allows Sarah Marshall to get up close to its unique sights and experiences without the crowds

"We all live in a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine..."

As I gurgle the Beatles' classic through a snorkel, I wonder what the Fab Four would make of their lyrics being used to attract the attention of beluga whales.

Face down, my legs looped through a long rope tied to a Zodiac boat, I rattle through a repertoire of cetacean-inspired songs, as I'm dragged like bait along the Churchill River. Licence To Krill; Ba-leen On Me; He Ain't Heavy, He's My Blubber – bad puns are at least a mild distraction from the numbing 5°C water temperature.

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