Travel Blogs from Baie Comeau
Today was such a good travel day. We left New Brunswick and took the scenic route along the coast and then along the St Lawrence. It was so worth it, less traffic and amazing scenery. Pulled into 3 Pistoles Campground around 4:30. Huge campground and very busy but the gave us a great spot at the end of the row. There was a cool rocky beach area. Nobody spoke English, except one girl at reception spoke a ...
Day started out sunny and we hit rain at 4 pm near Matane, a very french town on coast Gaspe. Found a lovely B & B for the night. And walked into town to local pub to sample the local beer and pizza. The drive along the Gaspe is beautiful, every small village and town has an enormous Catholic Church and they all ring there bells on the hour, reminds me of Europe. Everyone speaks some English and if not we use our Tarzan french( very primitive with the game of charades in ...
... Fences are high and strong, but there is always a chance that one will get out so they have devised this method of dealing with the problem:
Across that stretch there was plenty of sights to see. Periodically the shoreline and opposite shorelines would be visible:
Everywhere there was another stretch of water, another island or inlet. It's truly a delight to travel in places like this and if only one had the time ...
... night’s entertainment we have ever had on board ship.
We also had the Captain’s farewell show and party where he admitted that we had actually lost an anchor back in Greenland. The anchor had gone down OK, but the rough weather had loosened one of the links and when they came to pull the anchor up, it just was not there on the end of the chain. The anchor has since been replaced at ...
... Labrador Highway. Arriving in Labrador City I drop off the sat-phone, refuel, get some lunch and use some wifi. As a reward to myself I buy a pocket FM radio. Shortly after leaving Labrador I cross into Quebec and for 40km I have a new highway. It ends as I reach a massive mine site and turns into 100km of challenging gravel. Off cambered corners, blind hills and deep gravel make for slow going on a road that criss-crosses a perfectly straight railroad (wtf). ...
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