Articles Tagged 'Canada'

Quebec, Ranch du Fjord, Charlevoix

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
I couldn’t see very far in front of me this morning. A low mist covered the wonderful views of the St. Lawrence River, as we drove to Ranch du Fjord, located on the coast in Charlevoix. This ranch raises Haflinger horses, a strong breed originally from Austria. I was aboard… Read more »

Quebec, St. Fabien

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Today I rode Canadian horses with Melissa at Ranch CR in St. Fabien, Quebec. This is a diverse farm with 66 horses, cows and crops, plus an old mine and a high spot with views of the surrounding farms and the village of St. Fabien. Every village that I have… Read more »

Quebec- Dog sledding Video from Mont Tremblant

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Dogsledding is hard work. Who knew! I stood on the back of the sled with my guide, from Adventures Banquise, who was commanding the dogs. You have to balance yourself on these boards on the back of the sled and really shift your weight as you travel, especially around the… Read more »

Quebec Mont Tremblant Skiing & Poutine Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Ski through the snow and try poutine in the charming ski area of Mont Tremblant in Quebec  by Darley Newman   I haven’t been skiing in years. As a child, we used to go every winter, but I definitely did not have confidence in my abilities going out today at… Read more »

Quebec- North Hatley Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Today we went horseback riding in an area of Quebec known as the Eastern Townships. This part of Quebec is close to the U.S. border and many of the townships were originally settled by Loyalists to the crown, who sympathizing with Britain, fled the Northern most colonies. The town of… Read more »

Horse Riding Quebec’s Appalachian Mountains Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Ride horses with Danny at Ranch Massif du Sud in the Appalachian Mountains about an hour from Quebec City.  by Darley Newman   The ranch offers riding vacations lasting from one to five days through mountain trails. It is simply beautiful here this time of year, because the leaves are… Read more »

Quebec- Ranch Mont Tremblant

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Josée and her husband started Ranch Mont Tremblant, a Western style guest ranch in the ski area of Mont Tremblant, 18 years ago. The ranch has a mountain lodge-like atmosphere, with warm fireplaces in the main lodge, which like all of the five buildings on the ranch property, was once… Read more »

Quebec- Rock climbing in Charlevoix

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Today, we did some major adventure activities in the rocky Palisades in Charlevoix. We were supposed to go sea kayaking, but the weather was not cooperating for us, so we instead moved to the Palisades to do a combination of trekking, rock climbing and zip lining. Because it is rainy… Read more »