Leaving Newfoundland, arriving in France just one hour later

Friday, April 09, 2010

Here's an interesting post on St. Pierre & Miquelon by someone who recently visited there. Given their proximity to Newfoundland the islands are quite popular among students as a place to learn French. Compare the distance from St. John's Newfoundland to St. Pierre as compared to Quebec City:

View St. Pierre et Miquelon in a larger map

Another article on the islands and Newfoundland can be seen here. I like this quote on what happens during the summer:

“The people from Montreal or Quebec go to Paris. The people from Newfoundland go to St-Pierre,” says Nathalie Barsacq, who works at L’Ile de France.

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