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Northern Lights: When the Sky Dances over Eastern Québec

   |   By Ulrich Josserand

The beautiful dancing waves of light seen in the night sky are an iconic symbol of the north. If you’ve ever had the privilege of admiring this natural wonder, you’re unlikely to ever forget it. In high-latitude regions, these polar lights are known as aurora borealis, or northern lights, but they also occur in the south (where they’re called aurora australis or southern lights). This phenomenon is thus visible near the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres. Do you know what causes this unusual light show? And did you know that you can see northern lights in our regions? Keep reading to find out more!

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Sustainable Tourism: How to Be a Better Traveller

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Travel is a privilege and an opportunity to have a positive impact, to make sure that the experience is beneficial for you as well as for the destination you’re visiting. We’re all more aware than ever of the importance of taking care of the planet and the people who inhabit it. As a traveller, you have the means to ensure that you travel responsibly. Here are some key elements to consider while planning and taking your trip.

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Interview with Photographer Mathieu Dupuis

   |   By Le Québec maritime

Mathieu Dupuis loves exploring. With his camera in hand, he travels the world looking for the best angles to capture magnificent images that reflect the beauty of a region and the people who inhabit it. In his recent book published by National Geographic, Dupuis invites you to discover the richness and diversity of the province of Québec.

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Sweet Memories of Vacation in the Maritime Regions of Québec

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

Photos are always the best way for me to remember my vacations. At a single glance, I find myself transported back to the places where I took the photos: by looking at them, I can recall the precise moments, colours, sounds and smells associated with these places that I want to remember forever. Not surprisingly, I’ve been busy with my camera in the beautiful maritime regions of Québec.

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Anticosti Island: A Captivating Vacation Destination

   |   By Olivier Pierson

A wild island at the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Anticosti captivates visitors with spectacular scenery and fascinating history. It’s impossible to resist the natural charm of this jewel of Côte-Nord! This unofficial sanctuary for white-tailed deer is also a paradise for nature lovers, who can explore a cave with a fun name, admire stunning canyons and swim in crystal-clear waters.

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