Tag Archives: Quebec

Lefaivre Ferry

The Lefaivre Ferry in one of several that cross the Ottawa River, which is rather handy as I had taken the Long-Sault Bridge across the river from Hawkesbury to Grenville. I was heading toward Ottawa and then Kemptville and the … Continue reading

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Bistro Nipigon

The Bistro is located on the outskirts of the Gaspé in Ste-Luce-sur-Mer, near Rimouski. Built in Sorel, Quebec, Canada in 1960/61, HMCS Nipigon was decommissioned in 2 July 1998, and sunk as an artificial reef off at Ste-Luce on 22 … Continue reading

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St. Luce Seahorse

A seahorse overlooking Bas-Saint-Laurent, in Sainte-Luce, Quebec. © 2013 CKB

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Camp Fortune

So there I was, finally driving through the Gatineau, or to be accurate, driving through a very small section of the Gatineau as it is huge, and despite the assurances of someone who decided to make an answer up, was … Continue reading

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Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse

The Point-au-Père site was one of the most important navigational aid centres in Canada for over a hundred years. The existing lighthouse, built in 1909, is the third to be built on the site. The site also included a pilotage … Continue reading

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Montreal moments

A few of the many wonderful old buildings in Montreal… All images © 2012 CKB

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Saint Joseph’s Oratory

Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal is a Roman Catholic basilica on the northern slope of Mount Royal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In 1904, Blessed André Bessette, CSC, began the construction of a small chapel on the side of the … Continue reading

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Moose booger and rain drops

A friend of mine recently questioned the relative merits of rain drops and moose snot – to be fair, it was a matter of which was worse but what the heck. I offered that moose snot is as one does … Continue reading

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Summit Circle – a view from the top

A view of Montreal from Summit Circle, at the top of Westmount. is a city on the Island of Montreal, an enclave of the city of Montreal, in south western Quebec. Westmount is mostly a wealthy residential area, a separate … Continue reading

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The lawn statue

I saw this statue while walking around in Montreal – it’s kind of interesting so I thought that I would share… I suppose this is more of a front yard statute than a lawn statue – either way, it’s a … Continue reading

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