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October 10th 2007
Published: November 23rd 2007
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Chateau FrontenacChateau FrontenacChateau Frontenac

Now the huge Fairmount Hotel complex
In late September, after spending a month in Bangor, Maine, we headed for Quebec City to meet friends Jim and Chris and begin our fall “leaf peep.” While some maintenance and repairs were being done at the service facility, we toured the Prevost factory to see bus shells just like ours being constructed from the ground up.

Quebec City was delightful. The historic walled city will be 400 years old next year, and we spent a few days sightseeing and enjoying some fine cuisine. The old city is very European in feel; and of course French is the dominant language. Once again, I had to remember kilograms and liters in the grocery store.

St. Anne’s Gorge provided another scenic vista, as we enjoyed the waterfalls, the fall colors, and the suspension bridges. After sampling a little of Quebec, we headed back to Maine to spend a couple of days at Bar Harbor.



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Quebec City StreetQuebec City Street
Quebec City Street

In the old walled city, tourists and residents window shop
Quebec HomeQuebec Home
Quebec Home

In a residential section of the old city
Prevost Bus Prevost Bus
Prevost Bus

Brand new bus ready for delivery to tour company
Suspension BridgeSuspension Bridge
Suspension Bridge

At St. Anne's Gorge--looking up from a lower bridge
One way to cross the riverOne way to cross the river
One way to cross the river

Taken from the lower suspension bridge
Stephen King HouseStephen King House
Stephen King House

Taken in Bangor, Maine
Paul Bunyon StatuePaul Bunyon Statue
Paul Bunyon Statue

In Bangor park--huge statue (note Alan in lower right corner)


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