Travel Blogs from Sainte-Adele
Left Ottawa at 8am this morning and arrived at Parc Omega at about 9.30 to board an open bus to explore the large nature reserve where we anticipated seeing buffalo,bears,deers,wolves and moose which we did although the moose was a bit shy so the photos are a bit dark.I have included just a few of the shots I took. After that excursion which was ...
After the excitement of the race had calmed down we headed out for a late lunch at Spag and Co, an Italian restaurant right on the finish line. It is now time to celebrate Fathers Day. We had a great lunch but also watched some amazing athletes cross the line. By this stage most of them were in the 60 to 64, 65 to 69, 70 to 74, 75 to 79 and 80 to 84 age groups. We struggled to work out how people can still be doing these events in these age ...
... as I am looking at the entrance and he has already gone through ( he tells me later) . I head back to the room for a bit and then back to the race action. The pros are coming in to transition so I head for the VIP stand and end up sitting behind the commentator ... Have a selfie with them and head off with Ty and Justine to try and catch the bike action. We see Royce whizz by , we yell with all our might bout I don't think he saw us again ! ...
... cheese. You could also have fried onions and a range of other toppings. Most people were having the lot. Personally Noel and I weren't going back for seconds.
We then headed back to the hotel and hit the spas again. No sauna this time!
When Nicole returned from her race briefing we headed out for pre-dinner drinks. We went to Pizzateria Restaurant &Bar. The kids shared a pizza and we all had a drink. Back to the room for dinner. Just as we ...
... the hotel some time. The hype around the race is full on. Lots of speeches about the 'journey' the 'commitment' and the spectators get a special mention as well... Which is nice. Full blown north American enthusiasm which is pretty special. I am so proud of him and so happy that we get to do this together. ( not the race of course - the whole experience) it feels like we have been away a long time already and there's more to come yet..... Will keep you ...
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 $168
3655 bd. Ste-Adele (Route 117), Sainte-Adele | Hotelfrom $95