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Travel Blogs from Perce
... houses that were run down and wind worn were perfect to their backdrop. When we arrived in Perce we stopped of course to visit the famous Perce Rock. I suppose it’s like Canada’s Uluru. It looks strong and cold and harsh against the town’s high grass and cliffs. It was beautiful to look at and be in awe of what nature creates. This was our last real stop in Quebec. After we drove into New Brunswick and said goodbye to our home ...
... a large section of NB to get to Campbeltown, with a gas and lunch stop at what we thought was a Mexican Restaurant in St. Louis, NB and then into Quebec. In Quebec we turned north onto the Gaspe Road that runs around the peninsula and settled in to enjoy some really good riding, with curves enough to keep your interest and views to take your breath. We made good time on ...
... 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 ...
... was such that heading off into Forillon National Park, which has some interesting historic-y things, was inadvisable ... windy, hilly, quite scary roads in wet weather.
So, off back down the St Launrence estuary coast to Quebec and then Montreal.
... 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