Last year, I had the opportunity to spend two weeks in Eeyou Istchee Baie-James in Northern Quebec, and this year I was lucky enough to spend two weeks discovering the east coast of Quebec with my husband and service dog, Alo. I don’t remember the last time my husband and I had the opportunity to go on a trip together considering he works a lot, and finally having two weeks off, we decided to pack up our little corolla, and head east.Read More
Hautes-Gorges is a spectacular park in Charlevoix region, and it was the first time of the year that they open during the winter months, offering a bunch of fun activities and incredible hikes to enjoy winter at its fullest.Read More
Hold onto the little one.
Don’t spill the raindrop
Let it run, let it run!
The sun in a dew
dancing on the rose
let it roll out
a drop of the deep
on the ground.
The transition between winter and spring can be long sometimes. The weather shifts from cold to warm, from warm to cold and we don't know how to dress or what to do. Some days we are wearing nothing but a hoodie, feeling thankful for the warmer days ahead, and then before you know it, you are wearing your -30 coat dreading the weather.Read More
I am currently sitting in dirt, exhausted and only 5 km shy from arriving at the end of my long hike.
A part of me is dreading to get back on my feet and continuing the way, and the other part of me is taking in the ocean salty air and feeling more alive than ever.
Last Friday I went up to La Conception to go hike up la Montagne Verte. Only did I know that our hike was going to be cut short because on our way up, I spotted a beautiful buck grazing in the woods.Read More
I feel as if holidays are slowly becoming less celebrated. Take for example Halloween, back when I was a kid there were thousands of kids in the streets and we almost had to close the streets down because it got hectic. It was fun, we laughed, got scared and ate all the candy in the world.
Imagine the feeling of not being able to sleep, your head is in over drive all the time and you feel like you are suffocating even tho you're totally fine.
That's the constant feeling for someone who struggles with chronic anxiety.Read More
A part of me was relieved from being able to do this full time, and to have a little more time to focus on my work and myself. I was literally working over 90 hours combining 3 jobs at once, and so leaving my two day jobs was the choice I made.Read More
About a month ago, I set off on my first solo trip to Nicaragua principally to work on my surf photography. It was a full ten days of getting in the water with my camera and trying different lighting techniques and composition.Read More
My alarm went off this morning at 6am for me to get up, pack up my camera bag, grab the fiance and dog to head up north for a sunrise hike.
I contemplated in my bed looking at the ceiling as my eyes drifted shut about going out or not. My bed seemed way too cozy and it was still so dark out.
Lately I have been feeling very stressed and my mind has been going all over the place due to my exciting project that will be launching soon.
It's funny because every single minute of the day I go through ups and downs regarding my work.
This is a quite personal piece.
I don't really know where to start but I really had to get this off my chest.
A feeling of letting go of something that was so special to me. Not being able to talk to my closest friends and the feeling of being alone.Read More
Gaston was the first hurricane swell of the season to hit the West Coast and you can imagine the hype behind all the surfers here in Montreal.
We decided to all head down on a 5hour road trip to Wells, Maine to surf what was suppose to be 5 to 10ft of heavy awesome waves. Pretty soon we realized Magicseaweed isn't the most accurate after all when we realized 5 to 10ft was mostly like 2 to 4ft.Read More
Don't you find August went by a little too fast?
I kind of just realized that this morning when I checked my calendar and was like ''Shit! Shit shit!''
It's been about 6 months now that I have been working on a wicked project that will soon become public (about a month to go folks!) and it's that scary feeling of knowing you don't have that much time left to complete it before times up.Read More
It's always the week right after Wanderlust that makes you feel invincible. Like you just conquered the imaginable and you're ready to charge into whatever is coming up next.
Seems a little intense but everyone that has been knows what I am talking about.Read More
I had my first official sleepless night as an entrepreneur Monday and I can officially tell myself:
Welcome to the entrepreneur life Alex!
After coming back from Hawaii, I've been quite busy with organizing myself and making sure to start things off on the right foot. With my big expo coming up (more details to come in September) I have experienced a little more stress than the usual and now that I am committing to my work 100%, well the stress grew a lot more.Read More
When was the last time you've done something for the first time?
Or yet again:
When was the last time you challenged yourself?
It's not everyday you hear about surfing in Montreal, and I still get the odd comment of: Wait - you can surf in Montreal?Read More
I have always been a huge fan on goal crushing and pursuing my dreams. My main vision in life is to love what you do and to work hard to pursue your passion. It's funny because this morning I read a small article on what type of career you should have regarding your astrological sign and I laughed when I read - Balance: Creativity.
Last week marked officially two years of graduating from my photography college. I can honestly not believe it has already been two years since I have finished school. Out there in the world working hard in crushing my all time goal in being a photographer.Read More