Travel

Currently… (TOL #6)

Currently… (TOL #6)

It’s Thursday, which means its time for Thinking Out Loud hosted by Running with Spoons.  This week I’m going to follow a currently format to give you a quick update on life. Currently I’m Reading: The Cairo Affair which meets the requirements of Espionage Thriller in […]

Places to Run: Ball’s Falls Niagara Ontario

Places to Run: Ball’s Falls Niagara Ontario

When I tell people where I grow up, I generally just tell them I grew up near the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. It’s a much easier reference than St. Catharines. Most Americans that are familiar with that name associate it with a somewhat notorious […]

Hometown Thoughts (ToL#2)

Hometown Thoughts (ToL#2)

When people ask me what my home town is I’m always a little baffled.  Do I tell them the town in New Brunswick where I was born, or the town near Toronto where I lived as a kid?  I generally opt for the town I […]

Family Biking in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Family Biking in Niagara-on-the-Lake

My parents live in the Niagara Region of Ontario and I spent my high school years there (I mostly stayed in Boston once I went to college, but have spent a fair bit of time up there as an adult).  I headed up there this […]

5 Easy Hikes/Walks At Forillon National Park

5 Easy Hikes/Walks At Forillon National Park

Forillon National Park is at the tip of the Gaspesie Penisula in Quebec Canada.  It is a Penisula itself with the Gulf of the St. Laurence to the North and the Bay of Gaspe to the South.  The Peninsula is the tip of the International […]

Gaspesie Must Do: Rocher Percé and Bonaventure Island

Gaspesie Must Do: Rocher Percé and Bonaventure Island

As promised in my Gaspesie summary post, I plan on breaking up some of the experiences from our recent trip into multiple blog posts.  I am starting off with the boat ride we took around Rocher Perce (Perce Rock) and to Bonaventure island.  Once on […]

Back from Gaspesie

Back from Gaspesie

Today was my first day back from a week long vacation in the region of Quebec known as Gaspesie.  This region is a penisula between the St. Laurence River and the Bay des Chaleurs which separates it from New Brunswick.  Most of the inhabited areas […]