Thursday, October 16, 2014

Quebec City through the Eye of a Camera

Chateau Frontenac photo by mbgphoto

Before embarking on a Canada and New England cruise in September, I was able to spend two nights in the historic town of Quebec City.  I found Quebec City to be a photographers delight, from the historic buildings to the charming street scenes, everything just seemed to call out to me to photograph.

The photo above is the Chateau Frontenac which is located in upper Quebec high above the St. Lawrence river.  We stayed our first night in the hotel that is located within the Chateau Frontenac.  It was a lovely place to stay and a great location in which to take walks from and capture photos of upper Quebec City.

 Upper Quebec City

Here are a couple of scenes from our first evening in Quebec City. 

 The first is the 1640 Bistro where we had dinner and the second is the Chateau lit up in the evening.
bistro in Quebec City photo by mbgphoto

Chateau in Quebec City photo by mbgphoto

Artists Street

One of my favorite places to visit in upper Quebec City is the Rue Du Tresor.  On this street artists hang their wares for all to view and purchase.  You can sometimes see artists at work too.
Rue Du Tresor in Quebec City by mbgphoto

Lower Quebec City- Street Scenes

streets of Quebec City photo by mbgphotoQuebec City photo by mbgphoto
I really enjoyed walking the streets of lower Quebec City in the very French portion of the city.  Here are some of the street scenes I was able to capture with my camera.  The streets were charming with every entrance way taking on a different look.  There were still lots of beautiful flowers and greenery in the doorways in late September.  

street in Quebec City photo by mbgphoto
Quebec City photo by mbgphoto
 The building to the left has a mural painted on it depicting the four seasons of the year in Quebec City.  There were many small shops, restaurants, and art galleries throughout the area.

Quebec City photo by mbgphoto
I have also written an article on my trips to Quebec City you can link to it here
For a scenic calendar with scenes from Quebec City stop by my Zazzle store. Click on the link below.

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  1. What a fascinating tour of Quebec you have captured so beautifully in photographs. I've never visited -- and would love to someday, as I've been told a paternal ancestor of mine came from Quebec.

  2. absolutely gorgeous, an incredible city with a lot history, the Europe of Canada :) - when I think of Quebec, I think of my heritage - love your photos

  3. Yes, I am indeed going to have to get past my fear of sharks and book a cruise! Quebec City does indeed look like a photographers paradise. I want to see it all now for myself. Your photos are beautiful, as always.

  4. I almost feel like I was there with you. What wonderful photographs! I never had a desire to go to Quebec... until now!

  5. I thoroughly enjoyed this quick trip to Quebec. Always been a place I wanted to go to.


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