Quality Inn & Suites Matane
Travel Blogs from Matane
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 ...
Our first overnight stay at a Walmart parking yey, now we are officially RVers i guess. The RV area is located in the Eastern part of the parking lot, right near the Tim Hortons (open 24/7). You have the choice between TH and WM's Wifi hotspots there so it's pretty convenient.
... at it elsewhere and was really hard getting the oil changed.
o Frustrating in campsites when you say Bonjour and people mistake you for French and ramble on in French and you have to just shake your head and say SORRY. Would be more fun to be able to communicate as that is the joy of camping.
o My BONJOUR is so bad that as soon as I say it in a store people come back in English if they know it! ...
August 21st – Gaspe Peninsula, The Coast
We really enjoyed Hwy #40, along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City. New scenery for us. At Quebec City, we crossed the Pierre Laporte Bridge over into Levis on the south shore, and turned north east towards Riviere du Loup. This is such a familiar stretch of highway for us as we've always taken this way home from "Upper Canada" to PEI. We love this part of Quebec ...
... woodcarvings and antiques. It was a very interesting experience. We also enjoiyed driving through Irving Park and its Elizabethan Gardens - another gift to the community from Irving Petroleum's founder who was from Bouctouche. The bay at Bouctouche contains a large festival area on stilts for Acadian festivals, surrounded by a marche des puces (copy of the Paris one). This won't ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility