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  • _revrandy3795
    Bradford, NH56 contributions
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    If you find yourself in Quebec's Gaspe region, a visit to Bonaventure Island is a must. Located offshore from Perce, there are a number of lovely hiking trails there, but the high point of a visit there is the Gannet Colony on the south side of the island (a 3.3 km. hike from the dock). There are 100,000 gannets to visit!
    Getting there requires a boat ride, and there are two companies in Perce that provide them. A nice side benefit of these cruises is that they take you around Perce Rock, which is well worth seeing up close. The Island is one of Quebec's Provincial Parks (SEPAQ), which means that you need to get a pass to be there. This you need to do online before going there. The cost of a day pass is minimal.
    The boat ride is wonderful. Beside passing close by Perce Rock, it takes you around the island, which allows one to see the many (!) gannets and other shore birds nesting on the side of the sheer cliffs of the island's south side. This you cannot see from land.
    As noted, it is a 3.3 hike from where the boat drops you off to the entrance to the gannet colony. Believe it or not, there is a simple snack bar there and picnic tables. The rangers there are terrific at answering questions about the birds. Seeing so many birds in one place is a stunning experience. It is well worth the hike to see them.
    Written August 6, 2023
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  • Susie C
    St. Petersburg, FL85 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I loved watching people fish on the rocks by the sea from a modern cool looking park. fun to spot interesting rocks on the beach and good restarant nearby.
    Written September 7, 2023
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  • cattlerepairman
    58 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    There are people who "get it" and those that don't. The latter will complain about $14 "to enter a store" or somesuch.

    Here is the scoop. The family of the original proprietor of the store still owns it and they made a commitment to preserving its history for others to enjoy, rather than selling out.

    Worth the admission? You bet!

    While older semesters will be able to recognize some of the gems in the store, for Millennials and under it will feel like time travel.
    The owners are enthusiastic and liven things up with their sometimes cheeky theatrics. They do get the point across that, making $1 per day on average, a fisherman or farmer didn't have much chance to have money left over after providing for a family of 12.

    An enjoyable hour and a half. As for language, being able to follow along in French is indeed needed.
    Written September 25, 2021
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  • marian s
    Montreal, Canada54 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very pretty and the water really is Emerald in colour! Especially in the sunlight. It didn't take us too far out of our way. And it was worth the detour!
    Written September 9, 2022
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  • Jelloman526
    Montreal, Canada119 contributions
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    It costed $1 per adult to go up the hill. It also took 10 minutes to go up and take pictures and do down. But it was worthy. This was a great view from the top to see the Rock.
    Written August 29, 2021
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  • k_girl883
    Russell, Canada264 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely shop! Met with artist and owner Mylène, who was awesome. She took us around the shop and told us who each artist was. We purchased a few pottery pieces (from local artist) and earring made my mylène’s mother (made of cod skin). I recommended stop for a gift!
    Written June 28, 2021
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  • James M
    Montreal, Canada92 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Expansive campground, hiking trails and steps from the boardwalk make this a great place to visit. We stayed in the ready to camp tent with access to a semi private bath and kitchen shared with one other tent.
    Written August 17, 2020
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  • Robby G C
    Toronto, Canada78,235 contributions
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    Very friendly and very informative tour about a bee farm. Sadly they are selling their property and seem to have stopped producing honey, as the only products left were from past years. Our guide was the son of the owner and he was honest in all of his answers. A great guide for certain! We sure liked seeing the see-through bee nest where bees actively worked.
    Written July 23, 2013
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  • JeanRaphael13
    Paris, France4 contributions
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    Visiting the Galerie d'Art de Mourad Fouad was a wonderful experience. His paintings are magnificent and cover a great realm of art - impressionist, et cetera. I also was able to meet with the owner who is a very nice man and takes the time to explain each painting that I was interested in, and how he arrived at the subject matter in the painting I was asking about. I ended up purchasing two paintings that for some reason, reminded me of both Monet and Paris! Mr. Fouad is a highly educated man and art has been a sort of hobby for him since an early age. It is now a passion!!! This passion is reflected very well in his art work. I look forward to visiting this beautiful town again and also visiting his studio. I highly recommend that if you are in the area, contact Mr. Fouad - you will not be disappointed.
    Written August 2, 2017
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  • GeorgeFMarkhamON
    Toronto, Canada2,905 contributions
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    The trails begin in the campground. Some of the activities cost, but hiking up the hill is free, and the best activity of all. Numerous lookouts and posted historical commentaries.
    Written August 19, 2020
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  • GuyFromTheSix
    Toronto, Canada1,057 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A well maintained church by the Rock, locate only minutes from town of Percé, worth a visit when in town.
    Written March 8, 2019
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