Category Archive: Travel

Lunch with the Belugas at Baie Sainte Marguerite, Québec

Baie Sainte Marguerite, located within Saguenay National Park, is an ideal location to observe belugas.


A Peek Inside one of Québec’s Cabanes à Sucre

Inside one of Québec’s sugar shacks.

Le Temps des Sucres – The Sugaring Season

It’s that time of year again in Québec – sugaring season! The nights are still freezing cold, but the days are warming up, little by little.

The icing on the cake – Paris in the snow

Paris is a gorgeous city on a regular day, but add to it a fresh blanket of snow and it’s just like icing on a cake.

Ice Fishing at Sainte Anne de la Pérade, Québec

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Hiking Québec: La Chouenne – Parc National des Grands Jardins

The way up this trail is just steep enough to make the way back down really fun. Add to that a mountain full of gorgeously light, fluffy powder and you’ve got yourself a perfect day.

Pond Hockey on Lac Beauport, Québec

Pond hockey was a new discovery for me, and in case it is for you too, it’s just what it sounds like – hockey played on a pond or other natural body of frozen water. Also, the rinks are smaller, the goals are lower and the players spend more time playing and less time fighting.

Québec under snow

We had 3 days of almost non stop snow, transforming Québec City into a winter wonderland. Here are a few shots from around my neighborhood.  **For more photos, check out Bela Lumo’s photostream on flickr or… Continue reading

Lunch at a lobster pound in Maine

There are as many lobster pounds or lobster shacks in Maine as there are lobsters, or so it seems.

Cranberry picking in Québec

Québec is the third-largest producer of cranberries in the world, behind Massachusetts and Wisconsin, though most of the cranberries produced here eventually end up in the States anyways. Americans, myself included, really love their cranberries!