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North America » Canada » Quebec » Québec City May 3rd 2005

The first time I took a long trip was about 1.5 years ago. I drove from LA, CA to Quebec, Canada and back in 7 days. It was a 7500 Mile trip and I drove there in 2.5 days, stayed there for 2 days and drove back in 2.5 days. I didn't sleep the entire week, I barley ate as I only had $950 for this whole trip, and gas took us $600 of that. I ate only beef jerky the entire time and spent the rest of the money on drinks and smokes. The most I had ever driven before that was to Las Vegas from LA. A 4 hour drive. Quebec impressed me more then I would have thought, I was in Old Town Quebec visiting a friend. The city is actually very nice. ... read more

North America » Canada » Quebec » Québec City December 7th 2000

Vieux-Quebec ("Old Town") is a U.N.E.S.CO. world heritage site. Quebec City is the only North American fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist. "Kebec" is the Algonquin (aboriginal NE Canadians) word for "where the river narrows". French explorer Jacques Cartier built a fort here in 1535, and then returned to France. Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608... read more
Sun-streamed streets of the walled city
Province of Quebec was highly sought after by both French & English because of the St. Lawrence River
Bataille des Plaines du Abraham

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