It was winter 1910 when a telegraph cable stretching across the Gulf of the St. Lawrence broke and left the residents of Quebec’s Magdalen Islands completely cut off from civilization.
It started with a tweet. Julie Ovenell Carter is a well known Canadian travel writer and she tweets for WhyGoCanada.com, a Canada travel source. Julie’s tweet read: “My favourite food souvenir from Canada? Hawkins Cheezies of course! What’s yours?…”
If you’ve ever driven any distance through the Canadian bush (as Shania Twain calls it), especially endless miles of tree-lined, two-lane highway, then you will know about the moose.
A “mascot” is an animal, person or thing that is supposed to bring good luck.
Rather than drive, we flew to Montréal and spent six glorious nights in Quebec’s largest city.
Glenn and I are just back from another glorious Canadian road trip. This time we traveled to Québec and the foothills of the Laurentian Mountains (Les Laurentides).