Autumn is here

The leaves are still on the trees, but clearly have changed colour. No longer are the forests green. Instead fiery reds and golden yellows are everywhere. The branches are laden with berries and you might still see the odd flower reminiscing of summer past.

Tam Bao Son – Vietnamese Buddhist Monastery

At a two hours drive from Montréal, close to Mont Tremblant National Park you will find the lovely Vietnamese Buddhist Monastery Tam Bao Son. The monastic complex covers a huge stretch of land with a temple and, spread around, several devotional sites with statues in every conceivable colour. There are several statues of the female…

Take a hike … in rain and autumn colours

Two hours north of Montréal you find the huge nature reserve called Mont Tremblant. As autumn is upon us, the colours are starting to turn and the park explodes in beautiful greens, yellows and reds. Although for experienced hikers the climb to La Roche is easy and of moderate length, for the untrained (which includes…