Travel Blogs from Baie Comeau
Today was such a good travel day. We left New Brunswick and took the scenic route along the coast and then along the St Lawrence. It was so worth it, less traffic and amazing scenery. Pulled into 3 Pistoles Campground around 4:30. Huge campground and very busy but the gave us a great spot at the end of the row. There was a cool rocky beach area. Nobody spoke English, except one girl at reception spoke a ...
Day started out sunny and we hit rain at 4 pm near Matane, a very french town on coast Gaspe. Found a lovely B & B for the night. And walked into town to local pub to sample the local beer and pizza. The drive along the Gaspe is beautiful, every small village and town has an enormous Catholic Church and they all ring there bells on the hour, reminds me of Europe. Everyone speaks some English and if not we use our Tarzan french( very primitive with the game of charades in ...
... it. For my vehicle, like any regular car, the toll was...
Now this was a problem! Quite apart from the extravagance of it all, there was the issue of me not having a great deal of Canadian currency and I still had a couple of days to survive in Canada. I decided I'd miss out on going across the massive new 12km long bridge.
But i did go to the tourist information office near the bridge. There I was informed that ...
... and pipes etc on the interior of the huge dam but it really wasn't my scene. We also saw a seal and a dolphin out on the bay.
On the way back our guide took us through the pleasant town of Baie-Comeau.
Our evening entertainment was the Liar Club, in which a 4 man team of the crew give their definition of the most impossible words and it is our job to select the right one. It was the ...
... Labrador Highway. Arriving in Labrador City I drop off the sat-phone, refuel, get some lunch and use some wifi. As a reward to myself I buy a pocket FM radio. Shortly after leaving Labrador I cross into Quebec and for 40km I have a new highway. It ends as I reach a massive mine site and turns into 100km of challenging gravel. Off cambered corners, blind hills and deep gravel make for slow going on a road that criss-crosses a perfectly straight railroad (wtf). ...
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