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Travel Blogs from Perce
Day 27 (May 13) -- Once again in awe of Mother Nature.... we left our campground on the Baie des Chaleurs in bright, glorious sunshine and the potential of 25 degrees.... it was tempting to stay and wander the beach some more but we had the same potential ahead we hoped as well and yes, the sun stayed all day ... still a tad chilly ... think it reached 15 ...
... a beautiful dramatic cloud in the horizon over the mountains and 30mn later we drove right under it just to discover it was actually a snow storm which covered the road in no time and became dangerously slippery, the locals are driving really fast and as most Quebecois, don't understand the use of blinkers (f****ing annoying to say the ...
Today we woke to sun, wet dripping firs was our only rain and we knew it was a day to hike the International Appalachian Trail to the tip of the Gaspe Peninsula, then end of the AT before it goes out over open seas to Newfoundland, Scotland and ...
Forillon National park is a place that got under my skin and in my heart the first time I came here in 1998. I loved Perce too, but it was more the Island, and really the Gannetts that captured and still capture my imagination and are a tangible source of passion for a conservation scientist. So when we woke up today after the storm of our life in Big Agnes, we packed up a wet tent-trying to keep it from lifting off the cliff like a spinnaker, and stuffed it dripping wet ...
... time. This day would be no exception. We crossed the island and came out in a sea of Gannets-they were all we could see, smell or hear. As awe inspiring as this place is, it is also a place where the stark reality of nature comes into view in the form of the starving or dead chicks. The kids became fascinated by the chicks that would not make migration and their fate. Most will be eaten by the red foxes on the island, others just die in he colony. Julian was fascinated and it created ...
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