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
North America » Canada » Quebec » Québec City 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
I worked over 40 years with the dream that some day I would have the chance to enjoy the freedom of retirement at a relatively early age. I was fortunate enough to achieve it in 2005. God Bless America!
Many of the states I've visited and three countries (Korea, Fiji and Mexico) I was fortunate enough to visit on business related trips (mostly for entertainment!).
I'm going to start these blogs with my trip of a lifetime, my road trip to Alaska and back.
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