Road Trip: Northern Vermont Hiking

Let’s go hiking in the Green Mountain State. “Vermont, naturally!” We’ll take a ferry across Lake Champlain from Plattsburgh, New York to Grand Isle, Vermont, but first, let’s enjoy some time exploring the beach on the way. Arriving on a Friday evening during the high season without a reservation is never a good idea. “Do…

Postcard of the Week: Red Covered Bridge

Winter at the Ruisseau-Meech Bridge over Meech Creek, one of seven authentic covered bridges remaining in the Gatineau Valley. In the nearby quaint village of Wakefield (La Pêche), there is the spectacular reconstructed Gendron bridge spanning the Gatineau River. In the early 20th century, there were hundreds of such bridges dotting the Québec countryside.