Happy Eve and Merry Christmas from Tips-and-travel.
Here is our potpourri of photos of cities decorated for the holiday season 🙂
The Magdalen Islands are a Canadian archipelago located about the center of the Saint Lawrence Gulf belonging to Quebec. It is a dune area with only a 25% forests, there are kilometers and kilometers of beach. In the south of the archipelago there are two more important islands; du Havre Aubert Island (inhabited by the French) and Entry Island (inhabited by English speakers). The islands of the archipelago are mostly connected by four long dunes and two bridges. There are approximately 200 species of birds that frequent the archipelago annually. Between 1st May and 15th August, it is recommended to avoid the breeding areas identified by signs. There are also several species of seals and some whales and dolphins. There’s Seleine mine where they get salt for the icing roads.
It’s a nice place to take a quiet holiday but with the possibility to do many activities such as swimming, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, sea kayaking, boat trips, diving, horse riding, golf, among others.
You can also enjoy the gastronomy of the islands and its local products.
If you like museums, visit the Museum of the Sea.
Ketchikan is a city in the state of Alaska, United States, located on the southwestern side of Revillagigedo Island (in the Alexander Archipelago); Ketchikan Gateway Borough headquarters. The town is part of the Tlingit territory (an Aboriginal nation that inhabits all of Southeast Alaska) and is oriented along the Tongass Gulch within the Inner Passage. Tourism is the city’s largest revenue entrance, and its growth is also significant with cruise ship tours that bring in thousands of passengers every year. It is also known for salmon, wood and totems that you can find everywhere just walking sround the city. Many activities are offered to visitors, amphibian excursions, scenic flights, guided tours to discover the fauna and flora of the region, etc.
If you decide to travel the city for yourself, there is the tourist office at the port where you can find out about the activities to do in town or simply ask for a map to better guide you.
If you’re traveling with kids, you can visit First City Salmon, a guided tour to learn more about salmon with a tasting and of course you’ll be able to take the famous photo with the salmon while having Ketchikan’s harbor as a backdrop.