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Travel Blogs from Perce
Day 4, today, was from Matane to the village of Gaspe out near the tip of the peninsula.
The sun allowed the opportunity for many kodak moments, although sadly, many of the great sights could not be captured by my photo lens, as there just weren't safe places to pull over, especially with an extra 15 ft. tagging along. Around ...
... our hike we stopped quickly in the town Gaspe before making out way to Perce. We didn’t spend much time in any of the towns except to stock up and gas up, it’s the scenery that really makes the drive worthwhile. Chris and I wanted to move into every house. They are all perfectly colorful, alone on cliffs, looking out into the sea. I can’t even properly describe how each one had its own personality and feelings and history. ...
... s coffee, and we hit the road driving northeast out of Rimouski. We stayed right on Route 132 that hugs the southern coast of the St. Lawrence River. At this point, you cannot see the other side and it gets wider the further east one travels.
It was a spectacular driving day!! The coast and little well-kept villages were eye-candy to behold! We could not have scripted a more pleasant day for this drive. The speed is 90 kph ...
After Sherbrooke Village I headed up the east coast of New Brunswick and back into far eastern Quebec, the Gaspe Peninsula ... which has lots of trees. Windy roads. And lots of francophones.
Interesting enough, but no pictures worth spit and ...
... Bonnaventure to see the Gannet colony.
So we have heard since being on Cape Breton that the Gannet numbers have been down ever since the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the place where they winter. More connections for us all to think about. I am sure we will hear more about this tomorrow when we head out on a boat once again to stand in one of the largest Gannet colonies in the world. ...
Other places to stay in Perce
261 route 132, Perce | 3 star hotelfrom $83
1 Rd 132 W, Perce | Hotelfrom $76
288 Route 132, Perce | 4 star hotelfrom $73
367 Rte. 132 Ouest, Perce | Hotelfrom $75
212 Route 132, Perce | Hotelfrom $51
77 B Route 132, Perce | Hotelfrom $74
169 Route 132, Perce | Hotelfrom $194