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.
A few years ago at Le Carnaval de Québec we shivered as these folks braved the cold in their swimsuits. The snow bath is one of the many activities which takes place during North Americas largest winter festival. Other favourite events include the night parade, snow sculptures, canoe races, Bonhomme’s Ice Palace and meeting Bonhomme…
Montreal historic stone home viewed from Carré Saint-Louis (St-Louis Square), a lively urban park in the Plateau Mont-Royal. — Montreal, Quebec.
Enjoying the view and the break, looking up at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac from the terrace–a well-deserved break after helping our middle child settle into what she calls “My first big girl apartment.”