Travel Blogs from Sainte-Adele
... make it to the beginning of the service, unfortunately, as the roads were unpaved and the speed limits in Canada are ridiculously low. We did make it halfway through though, and it was a beautiful experience. The church was packed, and the service was chanted by the nuns in Greek, but with a pronounced French accent.
P.S. While modesty rules are written down and expected, no headcoverings required or requested. My kind of monastery!
... seems to get more difficult every time. Not too sure why as I'm not accumulating things, hmmm. Been for another walk to the village to post some post-cards and now considering going to read in the sun. Don't think I can manage much more than an early night tonight! Fell asleep for about 20 mins before forcing myself to get up ro ensure I sleep well tonight. Cooked some pasta and then went for a walk around the lakes here. Not sure if ...
... Accent is very strange but I can understand, and she thought I was from France which was cool! Made it to the lake and swam out to the pontoon and lay there for a good half an hour before deciding it was time for a long shower... Lovely! Cooked pasta with Elliot, so feeling fed, watered, content and raher exhausted! Sitting in the communal area by the bar, good to have my feet up! Finished the night by watching the film Ali in the TV room which was a nice end to a good ...
We attempted to find the farmers' market in St. Jerome but did not. People at a gas station told me it was on Wednesday. Today was Tuesday. We did find some vegetables elsewhere. I think the farmers' market was today though.
We passed by the Parc Regional de la Riviere-du-Nord in St. Jerome and went bicycle riding there. We paid the entrance fee into the park which is $5 per person and $25 ...
... but we thought it was a little harder than easy due to the rocks on the trail and the increase in elevation.
The signage is set up for the Ironman Triathlon competition (swimming, bike riding, running) this weekend. More than 1500 athletes will compete. In 2014 Mont-Tremblant will host the International Ironman competition.
We women indulged in ice cream from the shops in the village.
Other places to stay in Sainte-Adele
2010 Chemin Pierre Peladeau, Sainte-Adele | Hotelfrom $89
3003 Boulevard Sainte-Adele, Sainte-Adele | 4 star hotelfrom $167
1440 Chemin Pierre-Piladeau, Sainte-Adele | Hotelfrom $186
3655 bd. Ste-Adele (Route 117), Sainte-Adele | Hotelfrom $95