Month: September 2016

Saint Benoit du Lac inside abbey

Saint Benoit du Lac Abbey

Break the routine Our weekends can get very repetitive.  On a given weekend, we decided to break the routine and took a road trip to discover the Saint Benoit du Lac Abbey. We researched places to visit in the vicinity of Montreal.  The usual places always pop up then we found the magic word – cheese.  Saint-Benoît du Lac looked interesting, so we researched it a little more.  We thought it would be nice to go out and discover a new place.   Montreal to Magog fast or slow Saint Benoit is roughly 1h30 drive from downtown Montreal using the main highway. However if you are looking for a more scenic route, you can achieve this with your GPS selection. For instance,

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Vancouver: Discovering Joffre Lake

Living our dream, discovering Joffre Lake ! Prior to our visit in Vancouver, we mapped out places we wanted to visit.  Nothing crazy really, everyday we were waking up and deciding what we were going to do.  We covered it by area, Vancouver north for example, we visited a couple of places in one day (Lynn Canyon, Deep Cove) then another day we did Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and Brunswick beach.  Also on the itinerary was discovering Joffre Lake, Nairn Falls and Whistler. Whistler was on our list of things to visit and we knew it would take an entire day because of the four hours driving there and back plus we wanted to visit a couple of other Provincial Parks

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