Flying Over The Arctic
Miscellaneous

Flying Over The Arctic

These were taken from a flight making its way to London from Calgary… We were along the edge of Hudson Bay – north of Churchill and at about the same latitude as Yellowknife – when the sun started to rise and I took these pictures: Any time I fly over the Arctic regions, I am … Continue reading

Quebec City
"Normal" Places We Go

Quebec City

A view over Quebec City with the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac in the foreground and the Saint Lawrence River in the background: The Saint Lawrence River: Scenes of Quebec City: I was pleased to see that there were still separatist sentiments around to keep things interesting: I liked the fact that Quebec City is a … Continue reading

"Normal" Places We Go

J.A. Moisan – The Oldest Grocery Store In North America

Located at 699 Rue St-Jean, Quebec’s J.A. Moisan is worth a visit even without the historical trivia of being the oldest grocery store in North America. Between its wooden floors and pressed-tin ceilings you’ll find every grocery item you could possibly want, ranging from ice cider to olive oil to picnic-ready savories such as salamis … Continue reading