August 2018

Canada Travelling

Breaking Rule Number Two

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August 31, 2018

There are rules.  Of course there are rules.  And like all rules, they came about because of actual events that happened that we don’t want to repeat.  There are…

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An Unexpected Week in Quebec City

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August 28, 2018

July 11th, 2018: John and I had earlier debated on whether to stop in Quebec City. We both hadn’t been there previously and we knew it was worth the…

Canada Travelling

High Winds and Tide Tables

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August 25, 2018

July 8th, 2018: 70 nautical miles covered in 9 hours: Longueuil to Trois-Rivières. We experienced some considerable chop and rolls on Lac St Pierre for a while, and then…

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Longueuil, Montreal, and the UPS Screw-Up

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August 25, 2018

July 6th, 2018: Our trip from Lachine to Montreal had us transiting the last two locks of the St Lawrence Seaway: Côte Ste Catherine and the St Lambert Locks….

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Bienvenue à Québec

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August 24, 2018

We were informed by other cruisers that there were a few words that we should know in French when travelling through Quebec.  Since my four years of grade school…