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Vieux Quebec

March 4th 2011
After the Ice hotel visit, I headed downtown to see Vieux (Old) Quebec City. It is located on the St. Lawrence River. Old Quebec is a walled in fortress city built on a high bluff overlooking the river. It was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608 and this part of the world was then called New France. Many of the buildings in Old Quebec were built in the early and mid 1600's and are still the ... read more
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Canadian Flag A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
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