Monday, February 20, 2017

From the Archives: Québec



From the Archives is a series where I share photos of a particular location that I took in years past (as in, before I started this blog in July 2013).  In today's post, I will share photos I took in the Canadian province of Québec.  Click here to read previous installments.



In Québec City, charming architecture and cobblestone streets make for beautiful photographs.  Above is Notre-Dame des Victoires Church at dusk.



Horse drawn carriages, like this one near the parliament building, give an old-world feel to the city.



Inside the ornate Notre-Dame de Québec Church.



I took this photo before a night time ghost tour of Québec City.



A photo I took of a building under the full moon during the tour.



The crown jewel of hotels in Quebéc City is the Fairmont Château Frontenac.



A view looking down at the narrow pedestrian streets and the St. Lawrence River.



Whimsical cut outs hang between buildings in the streets of Québec.



I love the trompe-l'œil painting on the side of this building.



A look upwards toward the Château Frontenac.



Moving southward to Montréal brings us this view of the city from Parc Mont-Royal.



A colorful sign at the Marché Jean Talon encouraging shoppers to try the tomatoes.



Montréal's Notre Dame Basilica is probably one of my favorite pieces of architecture in the city.



I took the above and below photos from the top of the Pointe-à-Callière Museum.  Below you can see Notre Dame from a different perspective.





This street in Old Montréal could just as easily pass for a European locale.



On the more modern side of town, the Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral looks a bit out of place.

Stay tuned for some new photos from the province of Québec this summer as I visit some new locations.

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