Days 33 to 35 Gaspé Harbour

Gaspé was discovered/found by Jacques Cartier in 1534. Many french left when the British under General Wolfe seized the area and later the British had an initiative to settle the british here. Today there is a strong english and french community.

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Only about a 1/3 of the folks at the lobster do. Great folks, great gathering.

Linda has very good friends here who loaned us their car to get privions and sight see. They gave us a big lobster dinner with their extended multi-generational family. Great hearing their views of life and country in this part of Canada. A wonderful group of people, indeed.

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I guess driftwood is not in demand here l’Anse-a-Beaufils
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Smoked salmon pizza ? wow

Went to Percé Rock today and to visit l’Anse-a-Beaufils where we hope to overnight soon. Good thing we went as the docks are not in yet! However, we did have lunch at La Vieille Usine. All 3 of us had smoked salmon pizza …. yum-yum!

After we bought 6 pints across the harbour from Microbrasserie Pit Caribou.

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The famous Percé Rock

Tomorrow we leave *IF* the winds die down. The last 2 days have been gusting to 35 knots. The winds were supposed to be diminishing noonish tomorrow but now some wind apps are showing 50+ !

You might rightly but naively think that this sign beside our harbour indicates a train station. Nope. There was a repair from many many years ago that just never got done. So to catch the train you must catch a bus from here for a 5 hour drive to meet the train ! ;-/

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