Category Archives: Quebec

Montebello, Quebec – A Glimpse at the Village

Montebello, Quebec – A Glimpse at the Village We stayed overnight at the Chateau Montebello, had some breakfast there and then walked along the wooded path over to the village of Montebello, Quebec. The path that we took, passed through … Continue reading

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Le Chateau Montebello Club de Golf, Montebello. Quebec

Le Chateau Montebello Club de Golf, Montebello. Quebec The Fairmont Chateau Montebello golf course is an 18 hole golf course (Par 70) nestled in the woods on the hillside above the Fairmont Chateau Montebello.. The course was designed by Stanley … Continue reading

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Manoir Papineau National Historic Site, Montebello, Quebec

Manoir Papineau National Historic Site, Montebello, Quebec While we were visiting at the Chateau Montebello, we decided that it would be nice to take the short stroll over to the grounds of the Manoir Papineau National Historic Site directly adjacent … Continue reading

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Le Fairmont Chateau Montebello, Montebello, Quebec

Le Fairmont Chateau Montebello, Montebello, Quebec The Fairmont Chateau Montebello is located approximately 1/2 way between Montreal and Ottawa on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River.  It is now part of the Fairmont chain of hotels and resorts.  The … Continue reading

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Fireworks at Winterlude 2012

Fireworks at Winterlude 2012 in Canada’s National Capital. This year I set up my tripod and camera at the back of the crowd that had gathered between the Parliament Buildings and the river.

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Winterlude 2012 – National Capital Commission – Ottawa/Gatineau

Winterlude 2012 – National Capital Commission – Ottawa/Gatineau Today marks the first day of The National Capital Commission winter festival, “Winterlude”. Where: Ottawa, Ontario & Gatineau, Quebec (former Hull, Quebec). During the period of festivities there are activities in many … Continue reading

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2011 un recensement des oiseaux de Noël, Ottawa/Gatineau

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2011 Ottawa-Gatineau Christmas Bird Survey, Gatineau, Quebec

2011 Ottawa-Gatineau Christmas Bird Count, Gatineau, Quebec The sun is now up and I am out on a Christmas Bird Count with my birder friends, Ralph and Gerhard.

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Fall at Luskville Falls, Gatineau Hills, Quebec

Ron doing his photography thing (photo by Graeme). Fall at Luskville Falls, Gatineau Hills, Quebec After completing my retroactive blog relating to my September visit to Mer Bleue Bog, I picked up Graeme and off we went to Luskville Falls … Continue reading

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Saturday night – Gatineau, Quebec Balloon Festival/Festival de Montgolfières de Gatineau 2011

When I left home Saturday, it looked like it might be a perfect night for a balloon launch at the Gatineau Balloon Festival (See my previous post for more Festival details) but, as it turned out, I guess that the … Continue reading

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