Friday 22 July 2022

Travel day to Montmagny, Quebec

Today we drove approximately 3 hours along the south coast of the St Lawrence and stopped at several interesting places along the way.

Our first stop was Trois-Pistoles.

Our morning coffee stop in Trois-Pistoles

We toured the amazing Église Notre-Dame-des-Neiges in town

Our next stop was Manoir Fraser in Rivière-du-Loup

We also visited the nearby falls right in town 

Finally, we stopped in super picturesque Kamouraska. Enjoying lattes at Café du Clocher with a view of the water.

Around Kamouraska

We stayed overnight in Montmagny. Lots of old buildings around town.

The street just outside our accommodation, La Maison Rousseau

Our atmospheric top-floor room

Thursday 21 July 2022

Rimouski, day 2

Artwork in the park on our walk to downtown Rimouski

Path to downtown 

Our coffee shop hangout this morning 

While we were there it began to rain so we doubled down and got lattes & a piece of sugar pie!

Buildings around Rimouski

Giant adirondack chair

Performing arts centre & cathedral 

Rue St Germain

Wednesday 20 July 2022

Travel day to Rimouski, Quebec

Brûlerie du Quai, our morning coffee stop before we left town

We saw several covered bridges on our drive today 

Located near one of the bridges was this art installation

As we crossed the Gaspé peninsula we saw more farming activity 

The historic sport fishing site of Matamajaw

A new pedestrian bridge over the Matapédia river

A fish shaped adirondack chair 

We stopped for coffee in Mont-Joli. It had a beautiful church and murals all around town 

Another stop was this gallery & art studio on the St Lawrence river

These rough concrete figures appear to be walked out of the river

We visited & climbed the lighthouse at Pointe-au-Père