Sue Frause is an American writer and photographer. She's had a major crush on Canada ever since she visited British Columbia as a young girl. Even if your heart doesn't pitter patter over all things Canadian, read on. You'll find photos, travel tips, road notes and the latest news and thoughts about our friends north of the 49th parallel. Cool idea, eh?
Saturday, August 09, 2008
Whale watching on a river?
Living on the west coast, I have a tendency to think that we are the place in the world to see whales. So imagine my surprise the first time I went whale watching in a river!
The St. Lawrence River is home to blue, finback, minke and beluga whales. Now through mid-October is a great time to go whale watching.
There are numerous companies offering deluxe whale watching tours, or just go on your own with a local company. A good starting point is Quebec City, a hoppin' place this summer with its year-long celebration of turning 400 years old.
She still looks great!
Whale watching on the St. Lawrence River
Photo by Sue Frause
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