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Nordvie: Strawberries and other plants

Written by Gabrielle Izaguirré-Falardeau Madeleine Olivier grew up on the family farm in Saint-Bruno-de-Guigues, but, originally, agriculture was far from being in the cards for her: “Like any teenager who grows up on a farm, I thought ‘Yuck! I do not want to be a farmer!’ Like everyone else, I left to study elsewhere, I … Continued

A relaxing weekend in a ready-to-camp cabin at Opémican

Ever since I moved to Abitibi-Témiscamingue in 2018, I’ve been hearing about Sépaq’s latest addition to its outdoor network: Parc national d’Opémican! Last December, I had the opportunity to get a first look at this new park, and I couldn’t wait for summer to return to live the Opémican experience to the full… Spending a … Continued

Pointe Opémican Area is Now Open… And it’s Breathtaking!

Finally, I had the opportunity to discover the second part of the Parc National d’Opémican! Last year, I was among the firsts to explore the Kipawa River Area with the ready-to-camp sites on the cliffside, the small trails, the Grande-Chute, the incredible sceneries of Lake Timiskaming and the Kipawa River for wich it is renowned. … Continued

Abitibi-Témiscamingue: A gem of nature to explore

I live in a boundless world of freshwater crisscrossed with lakes and rivers providing a profusion of waterways. I live on a land of plains sprinkled with hills to its north and scenic valleys to its south. I breathe amidst a land that is still home to large stretches of mature forests, where I am … Continued

Stéphanie Brousseau, master in the art of exploration

It’s a perfect day for kayaking. You paddle quietly over calm waters of the deepest blue. You are enchanted by the wilderness, the feeling of having the entire world alone to yourself, of being lost in the middle of nowhere, when you suddenly notice a small sandy beach on an island. It’s not so much … Continued