The Formula 1 Circus was back in Montreal after a one year absence.
Let me share some of the souvenirs captured for this three day event.
Once again , I shared my weekend in the Grandstands with Mario (EOSF1).
We were sitting most of the time from early morning til the ned of the afternoon in Grandstand No.12 located in the Senna Curve. Beside the Formula 1 cars, we had Historic F1 Challenge, Formula F1600 , and Ferrari Challenge as supporting events.
Enjoy, (14 photos)
A simple relaxing trip to Mexico.
Two weeks of relaxation at the Grand Palladium Resort and Spa located halfway between Playa Del Carmen & Tulum.
It provided me some Photo Opportunities. I will add a few shots hopefully of interest to my fellow members and photography enthousiasts. (8 photos)
Nothing fancy and extravagant in 2009 . After two years without getting out of the country, we finally opted to head South. This time for Mexican Riviera Maya.
Relaxing most of the time at the resort, but we did some excursions around. I will share with you some of these souvenirs. (19 photos)
During my week of vacation, No extravagant trip done. Martine was working so I did enjoy a few days touring around the province. She took two days off to enjoy longer rides with me on Wednesday and Thursday.
I will introduce you new places, and try to capture the changing colors of our landscapes.
I headed in every directions Westerly , Northerly , Easterly and Southerly to catch a few interesting photos, hopefully valuable to you.... (full story) (13 photos)
Labor Day week-end - A short 3 nights stay at the Mange-Grenouille Inn
Trekking in the Park daily. Touring around the county in the afternoon discovering rural roads.... (full story) (14 photos)
J'ai le goût de l'eau.
It is the theme of this year Festival en Chanson of Petite-Vallee.
Last year we missed de 25th anniversary edition as we ran out of time to attend. This year we did not miss the opportunity. It was not a treklens meeting despite we were actually going to visit specifically Annie & Ghyslain ( beger ). Since we met on TL and coincidences brought us together, we really enjoy every moment spent all four together.... (full story) (21 photos)
Well, a short tour indeed. On December 1st , we had our Office Christmas Party at a small but beautiful Inn; La Goéliche Inn located at Sainte-Pétronille,
After a good night of sleep and a healthy breakfast, we took the opportunity to make the tour of the Island before heading back home.
Enjoy the ride !
Robert... (full story) (12 photos)
A quick journey to visit friends and take a deep breath of fresh air.
Day 1 - Trois-Rivieres to Rimouski (Bic Village )
Day 2 - Rimouski to Gande-Vallée
Day 3 - Excursion to Percée - with Annie
Day 4 - Grande-Vallée to Ste-Luce-sur-Mer
Day 5 - Sainte-Luce-sur-Mer back home... (full story) (26 photos)
To celebrate my 49th birthday on this long week-end, we opted to visit again La maison des Gallant in the Lower Sainte-Lawrence region. Located in Sainte-Luce-sur-mer, right on the beach. It is the last village before the gateway of the Gaspesia peninsula ( Sainte-Flavie ) . We left on July 1st , and came back the next day. See full story for detailed itinerary.... (full story) (21 photos)
Beside Guardalavaca, I did excursions in the region of Mayari, also in the province of Holguin with my friends Christina and Frank. We had a great time !
So we were back home like our hosts at the Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort so warmly welcomed us on our arrival on April 15th there. After all it was our sixth stay there. Yes we do enjoy the cuban hospitality and lovely people.... (full story) (18 photos)
An autumn escapade. Once again we choose a few Bed & Breakfast along our road. We had to do some changes in our reservations at the last minute. I will present you here a few of the places we visited and people we have met along our road.
The weather was not exactly perfect but on Day 1-3-4 it was sunny and relatively warm. Day 2-5-6-7 were pretty wet :( . But they did not spoil our vacation.
I hope you will enjoy the ride with us in the coming weeks.
Of course, we had a wonderful time at Grande-Vallee, when we visited Annie Belanger ( Beger ). More to follow.
Cheers!... (full story) (95 photos)
On August 18th, On a beautiful summer Day we enjoyed a quick excursion. Starting from home i.e Trois-Rivières we headed toward Quebec City. We passed charming villages such as Champlain, Batiscan , Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade , Grondines, Deschambault, Portneuf, Cap Santé, Donnaconna , Neuville and ultimately Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures.
After we continued our journey to Orléans Island. Visited clockwise the following villages: Saint-Pierre, Sainte-Famille , Saint-François, Saint-Jean , Saint-Laurent and finally Sainte-Pétronille.
Hope you will enjoy the ride!... (full story) (23 photos)
A quick tour to visit family and friends and enjoy the beginning of the color changes in the countryside.
Day 1 - Trois-Rivieres to Saint-Simeon
Day 2 - Saint-Simeon to Petit Saguenay
Day 3 - Petit Saguenay to Ville Saguenay
Day 4 - Ville SAguenay to Trois-Rivieres via Tadoussac.... (38 photos)
Not really a Travelogue but an album of my GP weekend. Images taken in the paddock and on the circuit.
Enjoy !!!! (31 photos)
Starting from Trois-Rivieres,
Day 1 - Trois-Rivieres to Sainte-Luce-sur-Mer. First stop was a few nautical miles from the spot were the Empress of Ireland sank on the 29th of May 1914. This disaster which had 1,012 victims is the biggest Maritime disaster in Canada.
Day 2 & 3 - Highway 132 all the way to Grande-Vallée where we stayed until Sunday morning July 2nd.
Day 4 - We headed back home after breakfast stopping at numerous occasions to take photos.....
We arrived back home at 22h30 , with superb memories and our hearts filled up with joy and excitement.... (full story) (45 photos)
Once again, this year we visited Cuba. The same area, the same resort since 2001. Why? I could mention hundreds of reasons. But I prefer to show it to you in photos.... So you can see by yourself. We are visiting friends now.
But we will most likely take a break for a couple of years as we have projects to visit friends and trekkers in Europe for our next voyages..... (53 photos)