Quebec City, Canada

Following our family wedding, we opted to return to Connecticut in a roundabout way. Rather than retracing our steps down I-95, we opted to return home through Canada. We crossed the border last Monday morning in Fort Kent, Maine. We took some scenic roads passed some beautiful New Brunswick, Canada lakes, including Lac Baker, on our way to the Trans-Canada Highway.

We made our way to Rivière du-Loup, then on through Quebec Province to Quebec City. Debbie had never been to the City, so we had fun walking around. We ate at a nice vegetarian restaurant, called, Commensal. It was a quick trip. We were only there for a few hours. Following lunch, we walked around Vieux Quebec (Old Quebec) and walked the walls that defended the city in the days when it was a major fortress high above the St. Lawrence Seaway. This natural channel is one of the great waterways of the world.

We walked past the Hotel Frontenac, which dominates the skyline of the Old City. We saw some old sites like the old fortress and some new sites like Quebec’s electric buses. We even saw some old tricks for unloading a dumpster. 

 

After our walk, we piled back into the van and began the final segment of our road trip. We headed for Sherbrook, Quebec, then Vermont.

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