Fall Roadtrip Postcards :: Cabano and New Brunswick day trip

From our camp site just off the St-Lawrence, we headed inland to Cabano, where we borrow The Boy’s uncle’s car for a quick day trip into hilly New Brunswick. We stopped at Grand Falls, that neither of us had seen before, despite having been (literally) down that road before.  It was brisk, and very pretty, … Continue reading Fall Roadtrip Postcards :: Cabano and New Brunswick day trip

Fall Roadtrip Postcards :: KOA Bas-St-Laurent

Fresh off the ferry, we headed into town (Trois-Pistoles) to stock up on some groceries, then headed further inland to our camp site for the weekend… And what a campsite!  We were greeted (of course) by another giant jumping pillow and amazing playground, but also super-luxurious showers (with piped in radio music!) and even a … Continue reading Fall Roadtrip Postcards :: KOA Bas-St-Laurent

Fall Roadtrip Postcards :: Tadoussac and a ferry ride

O Beautiful, Camera-Defying Tadoussac!  This was the high point of our roadtrip, in both elevation and picturesqueness.  Don’t believe me?  This was the view from our campsite: There was a lot of walking up and down a lot of tall hills.  Our site was a scant kilometre from downtown, but oh!  It was pretty much a … Continue reading Fall Roadtrip Postcards :: Tadoussac and a ferry ride

Fall Roadtrip Postcards :: La Malbaie and Traverse Baie Ste Catherine

I neglected to mention that among other highlights, our sojourn in St-Francois also featured a milestone moment for Starfish: her first ever toasted marshmallow. It was to be the first of many on our trip.  The frequent marshmallow-roastings also taught me that trying to roast the little puffs on a just-built fire (a necessity to … Continue reading Fall Roadtrip Postcards :: La Malbaie and Traverse Baie Ste Catherine