As I woke up and packed up for the day, I soon realized that my decision to stop early was a really good one. While the thunderstorm had not been fun for sleeping, it was far worse just 10 k north of where I had slept. There were tons of trees across the trail and … More Severe weather and sleeping indoors (Day 5)
Day 4: Continuing on my merry way up the P’tit Train, my first stop on day 4 was Mont-Tremblant Village, which was a quaint, super-cute town full of super-fit, attractive triathletes running and biking around the Iron Man route. I popped over to the La Sandwicherie Cafe for the BEST espresso, which really jazzed me up … More This train keeps on rollin’ (Day 4)
I have heard so much about the “incredible” rail trail in Quebec, I was really thrilled to finally get a chance to ride it! As you saw from my earlier route post, I met up with Le P’tit Train du Nord in Val David, so I didn’t start at the beginning, but the plan it … More Le P’tit Train du Nord (Day 3 continued)
Day 3: Lisa and I parted ways bright and early, and I struck out on my own, heading north out of Lachute up hwy 329 and straight up the hills. I was in good company, as it was the weekend and there were plenty of other spandex-clad cyclists tackling the hills. Unfortunately, my “moon time” … More The hilly, gravel route to joy (Day 3)
Is there any better feeling than anticipating an awesome adventure? You know the feeling – the one where your body is full of tingly champagne-bubbles of excitement, a giddy-wanna-run-around-giggling-all-day type of happy that only comes when you are anticipating a grand adventure? This bike trip, that my bestie Lisa and I have been passively planning … More 4 more sleeps – officially getting giddy!!