July, 2014

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The Ups and Downs of 10 Degree Nights

Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, QC to Havre-St-Pierre, QC

With my day of sloth behind me, I woke today to another sunny morning – something I definitely don’t take for granted even if it means waking up at 5:00. I have to say I felt really good. I think my day of nothing was good for me. Much likeRead More…


Sometimes Uneventful is Good

I’ll preface this update by saying that this was not the most exciting day of the trip. Actually, with the exception of a couple of brief whale sightings, it was entirely uneventful. And that was fine with me. At the moment I still have seven days to cover the remainingRead More…


Baleines!!

Rivière-au-Tonnerre, QC to Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan

First off, I guess I should say that I clearly underestimated the expected WiFi availability in this area. I may not have cell service most of the time but WiFi has been readily available (within reason anyway). My morning started very leisurely. I knew today was scheduled to be yetRead More…


I’m ALIVE!

Or not. Just thought I’d set up an automatic post for those who like to read new material every day. It’s now Tuesday and hopefully I’m somewhere between Sept-Îles and Havre-St-Pierre (hopefully closer to the latter). Last night’s accommodations were great (or terrible). The weather was perfect (or awful). TheRead More…


A Douze Pouces Day

Sept-Îles, QC to Rivière-au-Tonnerre, QC

Last night’s stay at the hostel went reasonably well. The concerns I had when I first stayed at the hostel back in Quebec never really came to fruition. They did last night. Obviously the biggest problem with sleeping in a dorm-style room is you never know who else will beRead More…


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