Go Back   theDIBB > DIBB Members Trip Reports > DIBB Reporter Photo Trip Reports
Forgotten Password?
Notices
DIBB Reporter Photo Trip Reports Download the app for iOS or Android
Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Unread 3 Aug 16, 01:28 AM  
Link to this Post
#1
Melbatb
Imagineer
 
Melbatb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 13
Quebec 2016 - On y va LIVE - Day 4 Walks And Waterfalls


Another early morning. We were all awake before 7am (some of us a lot earlier! )

I made American pancakes - nutella, maple syrup and squirty cream were the toppings of choice

We were out of the cabin by 9am on route to Mont Tremblant National Park.



We stopped at the park entrance to book a canoeing trip for Thursday. We also paid the entrance fee for today - $17.

The tarmaced road soon gave way to a gravel/sand road. Lets say the car is not quite the same colour as it was

Our first destination was le chute de diable - the Devil's Waterfall. We parked up and had a snack - in my case a cinnamon pain au raisin - delicious.



It wasn't a long walk.



And the end result was lovely. It certainly made a lot of noise!



We drove another 15 minutes to the next walk - a smaller waterfall with an even shorter walk.



Not quite as impressive but a lovely walk nevertheless.



We then drove to Mont Tremblant the town. The drive through the park took about 3 hours including the stops.

There are several parts to Mont Tremblant which is one of the biggest ski resorts in Canada. We went into the town centre rather than the touristy part.

We were all hungry to went into a very nice pasta restaurant. The meals included a salad or soup.



Carrot and turnip soup.



I had garlic and oil pasta and DH has an olive pesto one.



The kids had tomato pasta. It was all delicious and a reasonable $56.

For dessert we had ice cream and churros.



We decided to head back. I didn't really feel the love for Mont Tremblant - too many people. And badly signposted which doesn't help my navigation reputation

The drive back was through forests and more forests - it was spectacular. It took about an hour. There were hardly any cars (why can't my commute be like this! ?)



After a rest we went to the lake. I even dipped my feet in.



A selfie by the fisherman who managed three fish today.



After a dinner of omelettes, I went back to the lake with F to release the fish.

Another lovely day - all this fresh air is doing us good!


Edited at 01:59 AM.
Melbatb is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
Argentina - Summer in Winter
Unread 3 Aug 16, 01:55 AM  
Link to this Post
#2
app
DIBB App Manager
 
Join Date: May 18
New Photo Added by Melbatb - 3 Aug 16 1:55 AM.
app is offline Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans Reply With Quote
Unread 3 Aug 16, 07:23 AM  
Link to this Post
#3
THE WIZARD
VIP Dibber

 
THE WIZARD's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 10
Location: East Midlands
Loving your trippie & pics must try n add a pic for you of the snow last February. Michael Douglas n wife have a 'lodge' on Mt Tremb! Busy busy place in winter - to be avoided.
Keep the reports coming, I am reading/showing them to DH every morning n its making us feel sort of home sick for Canada - very strange.
__________________
The Wizard
THE WIZARD is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
AKL Here We Come...
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 Aug 16, 07:45 AM  
Link to this Post
#4
THE WIZARD
VIP Dibber

 
THE WIZARD's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 10
Location: East Midlands
Last February cleaning off our sleds before another day on the trails
__________________
The Wizard
THE WIZARD is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
AKL Here We Come...
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 Aug 16, 08:40 AM  
Link to this Post
#5
Jake71
Imagineer
 
Jake71's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 11
Location: Ayrshire
Gorgeous waterfalls and scenery. I'm loving your reports in the morning.
__________________
Jake71 is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
Family Trip to See Mickey
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 Aug 16, 09:04 AM  
Link to this Post
#6
mick
VIP Dibber

 
mick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 04
Location: Warwickshire

mick's Reviews
Hotel Reviews: 1
More lovely scenery and a good day

Joan
__________________
mick is online now Boy Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
Easter in Florida
Reply With Quote
Unread 4 Aug 16, 02:34 AM  
Link to this Post
#7
Melbatb
Thread Starter
Imagineer
 
Melbatb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 13
Originally Posted by THE WIZARD View Post
Loving your trippie & pics must try n add a pic for you of the snow last February. Michael Douglas n wife have a 'lodge' on Mt Tremb! Busy busy place in winter - to be avoided.
Keep the reports coming, I am reading/showing them to DH every morning n its making us feel sort of home sick for Canada - very strange.
Thanks - we love Canada!

Mont Tremblant just didn't do it for me - but maybe one day we will give it a go in winter!

Originally Posted by THE WIZARD View Post
Last February cleaning off our sleds before another day on the trails
Where do you go exactly? It looks fabulous!

Originally Posted by Jake71 View Post
Gorgeous waterfalls and scenery. I'm loving your reports in the morning.
Thank you! It really is a fabulous and beUtiful part of the world.

Originally Posted by mick View Post
More lovely scenery and a good day

Joan
Thanks Joan!

Thanks to you all for the lovely comments!
Melbatb is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
Argentina - Summer in Winter
Reply With Quote
Unread 4 Aug 16, 07:24 AM  
Link to this Post
#8
THE WIZARD
VIP Dibber

 
THE WIZARD's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 10
Location: East Midlands
We usually stay in Jonquiere, East of Quebec, can get straight on the trails from most of the hotels down that way. We have a lot of American friends trailer up their sleds thru the Laurentides, park up in various secure hotels/trailer parks then ride their sleds up. Usually quite a big group of us meet up. Its truly beautiful in the winter especially up in the ski area Mt. Valin.
Keep your reports coming please really enjoying them.
__________________
The Wizard
THE WIZARD is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
AKL Here We Come...
Reply With Quote
Reply
Orlando Attraction Tickets

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Forum Jump

Orlando Attractions

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin - Copyright © 2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

theDIBB Menu

Ocean Florida

US Dollar Rates
ASDA  $1.2876
CaxtonFX  $1.2910
Covent Garden FX  $1.3033
FAIRFX  $1.2900
John Lewis  $1.3050
M&S  $1.2547
Post Office  $1.2823
Sainsburys  $1.2885
TESCO  $1.2916
Travelex  $1.2807
Updated: 21:03 23/03/2019

theDIBB Charities
Cancer Research UK
DIBB Members have Donated: £10,130
£


Macmillan Cancer Support
DIBB Members have Donated: £1,080
£

Euro Rates
ASDA  €1.1305
CaxtonFX  €1.1420
Covent Garden FX  €1.1501
FAIRFX  €1.1430
John Lewis  €1.1564
M&S  €1.0955
Post Office  €1.1364
Sainsburys  €1.1419
TESCO  €1.1447
Travelex  €1.1245
Updated: 21:03 23/03/2019

Orlando Weather
Florida Time
Sat 23rd Mar 5:30pm
Now: 26C/79F
Clear Sky
Clear Sky
Cloud Cover: 1%
Wind: 5mph - --- Arrow points to where the wind is coming from.
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 27%
Illuminations Smoke
Updated: 21:29 23/03/2019