The Great Ontario to Quebec VIA Rail 2012 bike adventure May31

The Great Ontario to...

Follow along with my day-to-day rides and photos as I travel across eastern Canada on the VIA Rail bike train. Stopping at five different cities, I expect to have a wide variety of biking experiences in the next ten days. Start following the saga HERE.  One rail pass  –  five cities...

Best places to bike – Quebec Apr05

Best places to bike ...

Just outside the city there’s an island to discover Quebec is one of the best places to go for vacation for a hundred reasons or more, but with the weather becoming so mild, bike riding for 2012 ought to be near the top of your list for spring travel.  Read on because there’s a little...

Quebec–you’ll wished you stayed longer Jan13

Quebec–you’ll wished...

Québec is a hard place to define. It’s a combination of so many facets.  It’s a combination of French and English cultural influences, thriving in a decidedly North American setting. It’s a combination of Upper and Lower Town, separated by great stone walls. Québec is...

Video of the Ice Hotel in Quebec Nov11

Video of the Ice Hot...

Video by Hotel de Glace, the Ice Hotel in Quebec.  This year it will be located at a new address, even closer to the city, making it more accessible for both tourists and Quebec citizenry. Look for it at 9530, rue de la Faune, Québec adjacent to the Four Points by Sheraton...

Hotel de Glace (the Ice Hotel) in Quebec Nov11

Hotel de Glace (the ...

Photos by Xavier Dachez ©Xdachez.com  Read the full story of the Ice Hotel on Examiner.com. It’s an amazing site to see – not to mention an unbelievable place to spend the night. Nordic mummy bags are included.  Please share this article with your social...

Lake Louise – Alberta photo-feature with slide show. May18

Lake Louise – ...

All my life, I loved looking at magazines articles with photos of the Pacific Northwest. I knew I needed to follow in my great-grandfather’s footsteps and head north to capture the beauty photographically. The quintessential photo of the area for me was always that image looking into...

Banff National Park is one of Canada’s top 10 parks May17

Banff National Park ...

If scenic beauty and outdoor fresh air are your desire, you couldn’t do better than these top 10 parks in Canada. From east to west, the Canadian travel bureau has given us its suggestions for a complete travel and photographic experience. First on their list is Banff National Park in...

Experience the best of the Pacific Northwest by rail Apr02

Experience the best ...

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountaineer Enthralled by eagles? Impressed by elk? Itching to get close to a grizzly? All these are signs you need to head to the Pacific Northwest. Given the scenery, the wildlife and the Canadian hospitality, the Pacific Northwest could be described as abundance...