Tag Archives: Canadian history

Exploring Vieux Quebec

May 12, 2013

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It’s North America’s only walled city and one of the most historic places in Canada. There are moments when you’re exploring Quebec City that it feels as though you’ve stepped back in time. Apparently, one of my ancestors helped to defend the city against the Americans (in the Battle of Quebec) way back in 1775, […]

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A Chilly Afternoon in Old Montreal

November 2, 2012

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It’s a dreary day in the city of Montreal. Grey, rainy, cold. After strolling through the streets of charming Old Montreal, the dampness won and it was time to head indoors and warm-up!  This is a day where you need a hot chocolate or a cup of tea, just to keep your hands warm. Despite […]

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