Couette et girouette

Un gîte charmant au coeur de Sainte-Adèle, dans les Laurentides (Québec)

La rose-des-vents

Nestled under the rafters, ''the windrose room'' is a cosy bedroom, decorated in a tasteful country style. With its twin beds, it is the ideal room for children or friends. 

Twin beds - Ensuite bathroom with shower - Private balcony - Bath robes 

Single occupancy rate : $ 109
Double occupancy rate : $ 119

Initially, compass roses did not indicate four directions, but eight winds. Thus, it was common for windroses to indicate the East with the letter L for levante - the easterly wind in Italian - and the North with the letter T for ''tramontana'' - the northern wind crossing the mountains. In the Middle-Ages, compass roses sometimes had the East on top, to indicate that Jerusalem was above everything...  

Jorge Aguiar map, 1492

Jorge Aguiar map, 1492