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Camping at le Vallonnier, Orford

For our second camping trip of the season we decided to try something a little more adventurous than Oka.  After last year’s l’Entremont adventure, we knew we could handle a big hike, but didn’t necessarily want to do something of … Continue reading

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Camping at Oka: 2013 edition

We decided to start out our 2013 camping season at Oka, for a bunch of reasons, but mostly because it’s so close to Montreal.  Our car was giving us problems, and we didn’t want to be far from the city … Continue reading

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A rather interesting walk home today: flooding on McTavish

So by now I’m sure everyone in the Montreal area knows: there was a major water main break and a good chunk of the McGill campus and downtown core flooded.  I didn’t know this though when I started my walk … Continue reading

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Out and About on Mont-Royal

Since the deep freeze Montreal had been experiencing finally subsided, I decided to get out and enjoy a walk through Mont-Royal Park this Sunday afternoon.  Although it wasn’t as cold as it was earlier in the week, -10C can still … Continue reading

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Adventure time! Camping at Mont-Orford Provincial Park

Dave and I have been developing a taste for camping, so this winter we started gearing up for actual tent camping, instead of renting cabins.  Dave bought himself a camping hamac, complete with bug screen and rain cover, and I … Continue reading

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