Saturday, September 21, 2013

A Happy Day in the Gaspe'



Quebec's Gaspe' Peninsula exudes quintessential Quebecois spirit with lots of French-flavored traditions. I spotted this clown on a sunny afternoon at the harbor of the tiny village of Perce'.  Equipped with accordion, stylish hat and shades, she doesn't look like any clown you'd see in the U.S. She crooned French children's songs as kids scurried around, blowing bubbles and playing with balloons.   With the sun playing off the bright blue waves of the sea and a crisp breeze floating over the shore, it felt like a typical cheery day in this charming maritime province.

9 comments:

Maureen | Orgasmic Chef said...

All four of my grandparents are from the Gaspé and I've never ever visited. I would love to see it one day. It's a long drive from Australia though. :)

Fly Girl said...

Maureen, you're lucky to have grandparents from such a beautiful place! I know it's a long way but you really should visit, you won't regret it. Thanks for dropping by.

Indrani said...

A happy picture indeed!

Fly Girl said...

Indrani,
Thanks!

TexWisGirl said...

how cute is she!

Fly Girl said...

Tex,
Yes, a clown with French flair!

Sandy Carlson said...

You travel to some amazing places! Thanks.

Fly Girl said...

Sandy,
I'm grateful to be able to share these travel experiences!

Andrew Graeme Gould said...

How cheerful. A lovely shot.