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... sighting of whales but out of luck. The shoreline was totally different to the northern edge. Now mainly marshes, wetlands and exposed sands at low tide. The further east we headed, the better or more promising the weather.
Definitely a ...
Note: The formal name of Manic 5 is the Daniel-Johnson Dam. In 1959 he was the minister responsible starting the project, and in 1968 was the 20th premier of Quebec. As such, he and other dignitaries were at the dam for its inauguration in 1968. On the morning of the event, he was found dead in his ...
... that, but people came over to us at almost every stop with smiles and hands extended. I was really impressed with the people of Quebec. Almost everybody we talked to had motorcycle stories, or past travelling experiences to share. The ferry was a good spot to have some lunch. Everybody eats poutine. This would be french fries, with gravy and melted cheese curds. I can't imagine this is very healthy. We have poutine in Moncton of course, but as I look ...
... and pipes etc on the interior of the huge dam but it really wasn't my scene. We also saw a seal and a dolphin out on the bay.
On the way back our guide took us through the pleasant town of Baie-Comeau.
Our evening entertainment was the Liar Club, in which a 4 man team of the crew give their definition of the most impossible words and it is our job to select the right one. It was the ...
... 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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