Beautiful Sunsets

Dutch Goes the Photo has a Tuesday photo challenge and the topic is sunsets. Beautiful sunsets are everywhere, but the most beautiful I have seen are when I am traveling – which I guess is logical, because although I do have photos of pretty clouds and sunsets at home, my view is usually obstructed by […]

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Under a Bridge

Jenn at Traveling at Wits End has a weekly photo challenge. This week’s challenge is to “photograph under a bridge.” From a cruise ship on the St. Lawrence River, Quebec Province, Canada From a cruise ship, Panama Canal While cruising on an electric boat on the Chicago River I end with an appropriate song, one […]

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WPC: Going Up?

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge this week is ascend.  If I were a bird, I would spread my wings and fly! Since humans have no wings, we have created other ways to go up… Escalators at Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago (two of these go down, one goes up) Circular stairways at Grand Ave. […]

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CFFC: Old Town Quebec City

October 6, 2017     Quebec City was our last port of call before the end of the cruise and I was looking forward to seeing this historic French town. Our daughter loved it when she went there a year or so ago. Since our tour wasn’t until the afternoon, we decided to get off […]

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FOTD: Quebec Loves Flowers

Yesterday, I wrote about the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Quebec. After we left that church, I spotted this shop entrance decorated with large red roses. Since there were so many of them, I asked our guide, Sandrine, if the roses were for some special occasion. “No,” she replied. “We just love flowers.” Good enough reason […]

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Thursday Doors: The Holy Door of Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Quebec

The Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec is the seat of the Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Québec province, located at 16, rue de Buade in Québec City. It is the oldest cathedral in the Americas north of the former Spanish colonies in Florida and New Mexico.  The original cathedral began construction on this […]

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