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A Field with a View

   |   By Le Québec maritime, Marie-Julie Gagnon

I liked Pied-de-Vent long before I visited the Îles de la Madeleine for the first time in 2012—in fact, it’s one of my favourite Québécois cheeses. At that time, I was on a whirlwind trip and the boutique had been jam-packed with people. Three years later, the boutique was still busy, but this time, I made it into the inner sanctum, where the cheese is made and packaged.

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Planning a Snowmobile Trip in Côte-Nord

   |   By Le Québec maritime

When you open up your snowmobile trail map of Côte-Nord, you will notice something totally unique in Québec: a single line that more or less runs along the St. Lawrence River for a distance of over 1600 kilometres (1000 miles), from Tadoussac all the way to Blanc-Sablon, at the border of Labrador.

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Éric Marchand: Wind in His Sails

   |   By Le Québec maritime

In the late 1990s, Éric Marchand opened Aérosport, Canada’s first kitesurfing school, in the Îles de la Madeleine. Today, he continues to promote kiting sports, and his school has earned an excellent reputation.

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