Two hours northeast of Quebec City, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, is a small getaway town called Notre-Dame-du-Portage. It is as close to the river as a town can get; at high tide, in fact, the brackish water of the estuary laps at the base of the cottages that dot the shoreline. …

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Carriage Ride in Quebec

One of the sounds that is ubiquitous in Old Québec is that of hooves on pavement. Horse drawn carriages clop up and down the streets of the old city, giving tourists a privileged view at a civilized pace. They will take you around the Governors Park, by the Hotel de Ville, in front of the …

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