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Old Posted Oct 19, 2015, 2:30 AM
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I've discovered that the ferry is an efficient way (wouldn't have thought) to commute over the St. Lawrence... ~10-15 minutes to cross, every half hour (two ferries continuously doing the round trip). Monthly pass is something like $30.

Brand new ferry terminal on the Lévis side (built next to the old early 1860s one).

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Our version of The Rooms towers over the Lower Town.
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^ Built right here in the Davie shipyard, not in Romania
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The Romanian builder released a video of the Veteran stopping by Fogo Island and arriving in port in St. John's for the first time. Gorgeous scenes.

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St-Pierre and Miquelon's new ferries will soon start their runs and there's an unexpected upgrade.

The ferries will carry vehicles, making it easier for France residents to bring their cars here and vice versa. I wonder if we will need an international license? Not sure what they currently use to drive legally in NL.

And the service is being expanded. One ferry will operate between Miquelon and NL, for the first time tourists won't have to go St-Pierre first.

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St-Pierre and Miquelon's new ferries will soon start their runs and there's an unexpected upgrade.

The ferries will carry vehicles, making it easier for France residents to bring their cars here and vice versa. I wonder if we will need an international license? Not sure what they currently use to drive legally in NL.

And the service is being expanded. One ferry will operate between Miquelon and NL, for the first time tourists won't have to go St-Pierre first.

No international licence required (for periods up to three months, I think).
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I wonder if you will need to book passage for your vehicle ahead of time, or just show up at the dock????
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In the past you could just show up to walk-on but even then it is pretty busy, mostly with French citizens returning home (I think they go to Wal-Mart in Marystown for toiletries - certainly the food and clothing on sale in SPM is superior to NL, just less variety. I still randomly remember cool sneakers that looked like crumpled brown paper I saw there years ago. Still haven't seen anything like it in NL. Should be bought them then lol). I imagine that small number of vehicles will fill up quickly.
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[IMG]Ferry Ride by A Great Capture, on Flickr[/IMG]
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I took that ferry when I visited last December and no one was on it...I didn't realize at the time how lucky I was!
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It's the same one I took this pic from back in July.

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Yeah I remember seeing that one too and thought the same thing.
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