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 ...
... a really small town and in winter there isn't much things to do to be honest so we woke up, got a breakfast at TH and went shopping at WM for the Boxing day, we needed a blender and found one at a great price and now we are all set :)
Now it's time to leave and try to reach Gaspé ...
... 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! ...
... long narrow fields running down to the river, the feeling of early Canadian history of canoes and fur traders, river boat pilots and sailing boats bringing immigrants to settle the new land, and Anne Hebert’s classic Quebecois novel “Kamouraska”, the world famous wood carvers at Mont Port Joli, and the unusual rock formations at La Pocatiere, erratic boulders left over from receding glaciers in the last ice age.
... July. and bought some soap. We stopped by Olivier the well-known savonnier After looking for a B & B with great food we were disappointed it was not yet open but we were referred to L'ancre Bleue in Petit Rocher which was excellent. We drove on up the coast of NB enjoying the scenery and thinking what a nice area it was. Beautiful farms and houses all well kept. We got to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center