Visiting Quebec

Quebec

To see I was with a French team and, arriving at Quebec, I told them that I was feeling like being in France. They stared at me as if I was crazy, and said: No way. That’s the problem! Who comes from outside can only appreciate the general look – and there the resemblances. Who lives in place notices the details – and there the differences. But I keep my idea. It really looks something like France.
​I really appreciated Canada as a more humanized America, and Quebec as the more familiar of it. I don’t know how would I react to its severe winter, instead of my Portuguese sun. But I felt that I could easily live there. And feel good.

ONHOUA CHETEK8E

Quebec

Popular Theater

A well reconstructed Huron village gave us the idea of traditional life of the Indians. The performance was convincing, and the actors were real Indians, fitting very well in the characters.

Only the speaker… blond with blue eyes… maybe!

A light and nice stop.

​Citadel ​

Quebec

​The military strongholds of Quebec are not only an historic reference and one more similarity with Europe, but also a remarkable sightseeing point over the river.

Well kept and maintained, concrete and lawns join in a wide and pleasant ensemble, and you may also visit the military museum.

​Statue of Bishop Montmorency-Laval

Quebec

Facing the post office in central Quebec, there’s an interesting statue of the first bishop in the city.

He played a very important role in colonial administration and relationship with natives.

​Frescoes

Quebec

Maybe because we arrived under a bright sun, the first and strongest impression about Quebec was… colors.

​Either with building details, street animation or even paintings, colors where shining everywhere, contrasting with the grey base of the rocky facades.

​Montmorency falls

Quebec

Niagara is wide, Montmorency is high.

Not so spectacular as its neighbour, these falls, not far from town, impress by the highness, and are enclosed in a beautiful park.

The descent at its side allow nice views.

Quebec

Notre Dame du Cap de La Madeleine

Male's paradise

A few kilometers out of Quebec, we stopped by the St. Lawrence river, in a wide area dominated by a big and modern church.

It’s a famous pilgrimage destination since a long time, still keeping some of the old small churches in the surrounding gardens.

Website: Notre-Dame