Category Archives: Outdoor activities

Canadian Tulip Festival 2014

Although warmish spring weather has been reluctant to show itself around Ottawa, the delay has made the timing of the Canadian Tulip Festival and the tulip display a perfect match.  The festival runs May 9-19th.  My friend and I went for … Continue reading

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Our Sepia-tone Season

We are experiencing more snow than usual to this point in our winter.  Following are a few shots of snowshoe and cross-country ski outings.  Things are pretty black and white. Even the snowshoe clothing.

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Adventures on a bike ride

I took the two-wheeler out for a spin a couple of days ago.  Here’s the outline of a couple of hours away from the house: Method of transport-20 year old Specialized Crossroads bike with two saddlebags.  I am very fond … Continue reading

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Enjoying Winter

The facts, ma’am, just the facts: Date: February 14th, 2013 Temperature: +2 Celsius Location: Gatineau Park, Quebec Distance traveled: 8 km on snowshoes (trail 70) Reward: a robust cup of coffee and chocolate biscotti  

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