The Québec maritime Blog

Regional Flavours: Labrador Tea

   |   By Caroline Larouche

As its common and Latin names suggest, Labrador tea or Rhododendron groenlandicum (formerly Ledum groenlandicum) was encountered by European explorers during their earliest voyages to the New World. Indigenous peoples were the first to make use of Labrador tea, mainly for its medicinal properties.

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Tides: What Are They?

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

In coastal regions, sceneries vary according to seasons and weather conditions, but also according to tides. A tide is the ascending and descending movement of the sea level caused by the attraction of the Moon on the water.

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9 Top Blog Posts to Inspire You

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Are you looking for inspiration for your next vacation? You’ve come to the right place! Read this summer’s 9 most popular blog posts to find out more about our regions and fall under the spell of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine!

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Vacation Souvenirs (Part 3)

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

What could be better than spending your summer vacation in the maritime regions of Québec: breathing in the fresh sea air, listening to the wind blow, savouring local delicacies… not to mention feasting your eyes on beautiful seascapes like the ones in these Instagram photos!

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Hiking in Côte-Nord: Paradise on Earth!

   |   By Anne Pélouas

My best memories of walks in the province of Québec include views of the Saguenay Fjord, the St. Lawrence Estuary or the Gulf of St. Lawrence, all in Côte-Nord! As a hiking enthusiast, I can tell you that this region offers numerous opportunities for hikes of varying lengths over a variety of terrains.

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