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From the Inuktitut word Torngait meaning “place of spirits”, the Torngat Mountains have been home to Inuit and their predecessors for thousands of years.  Experience this sacred and beautiful land for yourself and see the archaeological evidence of an ancient presence, including tent rings, stone caribou fences, and burials grounds.  A little further south, you’ll […]

Labrador is a land teeming with wildlife.  In Rigolet, for example, as you walk the second longest boardwalk in the world, keep your eye out for whales along the coastline.  In Postville, the rugged mountains, fast-flowing rivers, and abundant forests are home to black bears, foxes, wolves, caribou, and even moose. It is also said […]

In the 1700’s, Moravian Missionaries brought education and religion to the people of the wild, unknown lands of Labrador.  It is said that the first attempt was made to establish a Moravian Mission in Makkovik, a community located on the north coast of Labrador.  If you’re lucky enough to visit this magical place, don’t miss […]

In the Labrador Inuit Territory of Nunatsiavut, most residents are Aboriginals whose ancestors hunted and fished there for thousands of years, following the caribou herds.  In Rigolet, the southern most Inuit community in the world, a long and prosperous history of fur trapping and fishing abounds.  Learn the unique tradition of weaving crafts made from […]

The cliffs of the Torngat Mountains National Park look like our planet’s first landscapes.  And some are.  Geologists have dated rocks found in the Torngat Mountains to over 3.9 billion years old.  Yes, we said billion.  The Saglek and Nachvak Fjords offer cruise passengers an opportunity to experience this ancient and unspoiled wilderness for themselves. […]

The islands of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon were vital for the international alcohol trade during the Prohibition era. Look for traces of Al Capone and Bill McCoy during a guided walking tour. Relive the life of a bootlegger with a visit to the Heritage Museum which holds a nice collection of objects collected over many years.

Would you like to go whale watching in France? It’s closer than you think – on your next cruise to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon. Board a zodiac to discover the richness of our Archipelago at sea. There are beautiful, rugged cliffs and coves, marine mammals, and an exceptional bird colony nesting on the “Grand Colombier”, all complemented by […]

Take stroll through the streets of Saint-Pierre to enjoy la joie de vivre! Fine cheeses, wine, and chocolate are just some of the French culinary delights awaiting you in the Archipelago. And just try to walk by a French pastry shop without going in! Before you cruise to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, make sure you learn at least […]

Ile aux Marins is a charming island facing Saint-Pierre. Only ten minutes by passenger ferry, this beautiful island serves as a unique testimony of the fishermen’s past. In the 1960’s the last permanent residents left, but heritage groups have given life back to the island with help from the French and local governments. Take a […]

Is France on your bucket list? There’s no need to go to Europe to see Europe. Cruise to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon off Newfoundland’s coast. Claimed for France in 1536 by Jacques Cartier, and with a history that includes fishing and rumrunning, this Archipelago is not short on interesting stories. On a shore excursion bus tour of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, […]

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