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Formula 1 Grand Prix 2010 by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2010-06-11 - 2010-06-13 :: 2997 Views

The Formula 1 Circus was back in Montreal after a one year absence.

Let me share some of the souvenirs captured for this three day event.

Once again , I shared my weekend in the Grandstands with Mario (EOSF1).

We were sitting most of the time from early morning til the ned of the afternoon in Grandstand No.12 located in the Senna Curve. Beside the Formula 1 cars, we had Historic F1 Challenge, Formula F1600 , and Ferrari Challenge as supporting events.

Enjoy, (14 photos)

Laurentides - May 2010 by Luc Bussieres (lucbus) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1809 W: 92 N: 1864] (10358) :: 2010-05-17 - 2010-05-24 :: 2874 Views

These vacations where planned at the last minutes after we learned that Mimi cancer is incurable. Since we don`t know for how long she will be in shape I manage to take a week of vacation with one week notice at work and also to find a beautiful Chalet not to expensive in the Laurentides.

The Laurentides are a very beautiful region just north of Montreal, It is filled with Lake and rivers within mountains. (2 photos)

Autumn 2008 Vacation by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2008-10-03 - 2008-10-14 :: 3951 Views

During my week of vacation, No extravagant trip done. Martine was working so I did enjoy a few days touring around the province. She took two days off to enjoy longer rides with me on Wednesday and Thursday.

I will introduce you new places, and try to capture the changing colors of our landscapes.

I headed in every directions Westerly , Northerly , Easterly and Southerly to catch a few interesting photos, hopefully valuable to you.... (full story) (13 photos)

Le Bic National Park Escapade by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2008-08-29 - 2008-09-01 :: 3735 Views

Labor Day week-end - A short 3 nights stay at the Mange-Grenouille Inn
Trekking in the Park daily. Touring around the county in the afternoon discovering rural roads.... (full story) (14 photos)

Gaspesia 50th Birthday trip by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2008-06-27 - 2008-07-02 :: 4942 Views

J'ai le go鹴 de l'eau.

It is the theme of this year Festival en Chanson of Petite-Vallee.

Last year we missed de 25th anniversary edition as we ran out of time to attend. This year we did not miss the opportunity. It was not a treklens meeting despite we were actually going to visit specifically Annie & Ghyslain ( beger ). Since we met on TL and coincidences brought us together, we really enjoy every moment spent all four together.... (full story) (21 photos)

Gaspesie 2008 by Ms Karin (k-2) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 605 W: 26 N: 503] (3638) :: 2008-06-01 - 2008-06-08 :: 3304 Views

One week studying geologic outcrops on the Gaspesie, Quebec, Canada (4 photos)

by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2007-12-01 - 2007-12-02 :: 4160 Views

Well, a short tour indeed. On December 1st , we had our Office Christmas Party at a small but beautiful Inn; La Go閘iche Inn located at Sainte-P閠ronille,

After a good night of sleep and a healthy breakfast, we took the opportunity to make the tour of the Island before heading back home.

Enjoy the ride !
Robert... (full story) (12 photos)

Gaspesia Fall 2007 by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2007-09-21 - 2007-09-25 :: 5037 Views

A quick journey to visit friends and take a deep breath of fresh air.
Day 1 - Trois-Rivieres to Rimouski (Bic Village )
Day 2 - Rimouski to Gande-Vall閑
Day 3 - Excursion to Perc閑 - with Annie
Day 4 - Grande-Vall閑 to Ste-Luce-sur-Mer
Day 5 - Sainte-Luce-sur-Mer back home... (full story) (26 photos)

Lower St-Lawrence Escapade by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2007-07-01 - 2007-07-02 :: 4475 Views

To celebrate my 49th birthday on this long week-end, we opted to visit again La maison des Gallant in the Lower Sainte-Lawrence region. Located in Sainte-Luce-sur-mer, right on the beach. It is the last village before the gateway of the Gaspesia peninsula ( Sainte-Flavie ) . We left on July 1st , and came back the next day. See full story for detailed itinerary.... (full story) (21 photos)

Toronto/Niagara by Luc Bussieres (lucbus) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1809 W: 92 N: 1864] (10358) :: 2006-12-27 - 2006-12-29 :: 2835 Views

This was a very beautiful trip to Toronto and Niagara with a great great friend John, in Toronto we had the pleasure to meet Silke and Vandana. Silke was with us for only a couple of hours on the 27th and Vandana has passed all the time with us.

It was very and both Silke and Vandana are great people to meet. We had a lot of fun and now I have new friends. (9 photos)

Canada-Toronto TL Encounter by Vandana Bajikar (vandana2923) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2465 W: 125 N: 5702] (22207) :: 2006-12-24 - 2007-01-01 :: 3631 Views

Got chance to meet few TL members JohnTulip, Luc and Silke at Toronto. Visited downtown Toronto, Toronto University and Niagra falls. (7 photos)

Saguenay - Gaspesia Tour by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2006-10-14 - 2006-10-24 :: 6951 Views

An autumn escapade. Once again we choose a few Bed & Breakfast along our road. We had to do some changes in our reservations at the last minute. I will present you here a few of the places we visited and people we have met along our road.

The weather was not exactly perfect but on Day 1-3-4 it was sunny and relatively warm. Day 2-5-6-7 were pretty wet :( . But they did not spoil our vacation.

I hope you will enjoy the ride with us in the coming weeks.

Of course, we had a wonderful time at Grande-Vallee, when we visited Annie Belanger ( Beger ). More to follow.
Cheers!... (full story) (95 photos)

My Trip on the Great Lakes by Donna Rasmussen (captainsgirl) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 862 W: 47 N: 1541] (7132) :: 2006-08-25 - 2006-09-12 :: 4843 Views

18 day trip on Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Lake Huron, Lake Superior, through the Welland Canal and Detroit , St. Clair and St. Marys Rivers. Trip was taken on my Husbands ship the MV ALGOLAKE.... (full story) (13 photos)

Le Chemin du Roy by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2006-08-18 :: 5688 Views

On August 18th, On a beautiful summer Day we enjoyed a quick excursion. Starting from home i.e Trois-Rivi鑢es we headed toward Quebec City. We passed charming villages such as Champlain, Batiscan , Sainte-Anne-de-la-P閞ade , Grondines, Deschambault, Portneuf, Cap Sant, Donnaconna , Neuville and ultimately Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures.

After we continued our journey to Orl閍ns Island. Visited clockwise the following villages: Saint-Pierre, Sainte-Famille , Saint-Fran鏾is, Saint-Jean , Saint-Laurent and finally Sainte-P閠ronille.

Hope you will enjoy the ride!... (full story) (23 photos)

September Journey to Ville Saguenay by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2005-09-27 - 2005-09-30 :: 3615 Views

A quick tour to visit family and friends and enjoy the beginning of the color changes in the countryside.
Day 1 - Trois-Rivieres to Saint-Simeon
Day 2 - Saint-Simeon to Petit Saguenay
Day 3 - Petit Saguenay to Ville Saguenay
Day 4 - Ville SAguenay to Trois-Rivieres via Tadoussac.... (38 photos)

Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres 2005 by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2005-08-05 - 2005-08-07 :: 3196 Views

Not really a Travelogue but an album of my GP weekend. Images taken in the paddock and on the circuit.
Enjoy !!!! (31 photos)

Gaspesie 2006 by Luc Bussieres (lucbus) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1809 W: 92 N: 1864] (10358) :: 2006-07-08 - 2006-07-16 :: 9698 Views

This is our Vacation in Gasp閟ie, we spent there 9 days, sleeping 8 nights in 7 different cities:
1) Matane
2) Mont-Albert
3) Grande-Vallee
4) Gaspe
5) Perce
6) Perce
7) New-Richmond
8) St-Simon

This was more then 2000Km ride with a lot of beautiful sceneries.... (full story) (25 photos)

2006 Grande-Vallee Song Festival by Robert Calve (perryhooter) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 870 N: 6168] (27938) :: 2006-06-29 - 2006-07-02 :: 6204 Views

Starting from Trois-Rivieres,
Day 1 - Trois-Rivieres to Sainte-Luce-sur-Mer. First stop was a few nautical miles from the spot were the Empress of Ireland sank on the 29th of May 1914. This disaster which had 1,012 victims is the biggest Maritime disaster in Canada.
Day 2 & 3 - Highway 132 all the way to Grande-Vall閑 where we stayed until Sunday morning July 2nd.
Day 4 - We headed back home after breakfast stopping at numerous occasions to take photos.....
We arrived back home at 22h30 , with superb memories and our hearts filled up with joy and excitement.... (full story) (45 photos)