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Travel Blogs from Perce
Ok here we are * target achieved * and i'm writing this from my Surface tablet at the Café des Artistes in Gaspé.
Note: It's easy to find internet at local cafés or chains like Mc Do and Tim Hortons along the way but concerning cellular's coverage it is a dead zone for me, Fido does not cover the Gaspesian peninsula at all, I lost ...
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 ...
... head of the Baie de Gaspe. There was a wonderful farmers market, music, fresh food, coffee and cocoa, and the kids began to see life on the road could be both exciting, miserable and comfortable-all in a 12 hour period. We spent time at the market and in shops, enjoying ourselves to the fullest, and then piking up vegetables for our camp and heading out to set up our wet tent in the rain.
Now Rob and I remembered a wonderful "kitchen" buildings at Forillon where ...
... that link these places? The vegetation is a simple tangible way to do this. The vegetation you see in the photo of Ille Bonaventure could be the vegetation along a higher elevation trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is a great way to learn about connections, plant migration, this leads to animal migrations and then of course to glaciers. Some of the connections will also expand far beyond our travels. The Minke Whale is a whale of choice still hunted 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 $84
1 Rd 132 W, Perce | Hotelfrom $75
288 Route 132, Perce | 4 star hotelfrom $108
367 Rte. 132 Ouest, Perce | Hotelfrom $87
212 Route 132, Perce | Hotelfrom $51
77 B Route 132, Perce | Hotelfrom $76
169 Route 132, Perce | Hotelfrom $194