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Travel Blogs from Perce
Today it's cool a grey again but the rain has stopped for a bit so it was time to go to Percé. My family is from that area and I hoped to see aunt Winifred ( she was married to my mother's brother Elmer). They had 15 children -10 of them live on they same street in the Ste George Malbaie area, 25 mins from the rock. We had a nice time in Percé, a great seafood lunch at a ...
... After a short and scenic walk we could hear increasingly more and more sounds of birds, and see many soaring overhead. The sound grew louder and louder (so did the unpleasant odor) until we saw a sight none of us will forget – the second largest colony of Gannets in the world. These large seabirds are beautiful, numbering over 102,000.
We could approach within a ...
... of the shipboard portion of our trip! We said our goodbyes and handed him our 'envelopes.' All the servers (3 of them) pool their tips.
The ship got in a little early and there were few cabin passengers remaining, so disembarking was pretty easy. The weather was shaping up to be a beautiful day as the haze lifted in the morning sun. We gassed up, I got some additional Canadian funds from an ATM, we got a fresh go-cup of ...
... and his journey here to follow the Appalachians from their continental beginnings here on the Gaspe south. When we came there was one Perce was an amazingly beautiful, undiscovered sleepy little town when we made our first trip here in '97. We came then in late June. I remember one campground and a motel or two, and only one retaurant was open. We got a ride over to the ...
... taking a walk and then playing with a ball with the kids outside before the flies found me again... Got Lilou and Matis through the bath - where Lilou made me laugh by telling me all the boys at school are in love with her and that tomorrow she'll do my make-up for Mario (the guy who gave me free beer) - and then enjoyed dinner. Tiredness setting in now, been an active day! No guests again tonight so will see what tomorrow ...
Other places to stay in Perce
261 route 132, Perce | 3 star hotelfrom $83
288 Route 132, Perce | 4 star hotelfrom $73
1 Rd 132 W, Perce | Hotelfrom $76
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