It was a bit of an odd year for us in 2016. While we did some trips around the Midwest in the first half of the year (and Kris went to Baja California by herself) [...]
This suspension bridge over Fjord du Saguenay was our destination on my first Via Ferrata. Before we even left for Quebec, we faced some tough decisions. The centerpiece of our visit was a [...]
The bright blue Basilica of Notre Dame of Montreal is one of the most striking and beautiful churches we've seen in all our travels. It's elaborate and beautiful decoration is reminiscent of such later gems as St. Matthias in Budapest and Notre Dame in Lyon.
A beautiful city best shows itself at twilight. The lamps and window lights come on just before the sky gives up its job of illuminating man's creations. The air cools and settles so the bare [...]
The Banq National Archives building was initially a business school established in 1871 in a humbler building facing the street behind this. Montreal can be a bit mysterious to the visitor from the [...]
I'd never seen a whale in person before. So, we took an updated open Zodiac type boat out on the frigid Saint Lawrence to see if we could remedy that situation. We weren't disappointed. We [...]
The young bear would sometimes stand up for a better look and a good sniff before he approached the food. We're attending the Adventure Elevate Travel conference in Saguenay, Quebec now. As part [...]
The Chateau Frontenac, a huge building at the summit of the old city of Quebec dominates the skyline of Old Quebec. It was built a luxury hotel by the Canadian Pacific Railway at the end [...]