Île d’Orléans

Montreal in Pictures

July 24 2012

At last I have got round to going through the pics I took during a recent 2 day visit (9th and 10th July) up to Québec City.

If you ever visit Montreal, I highly recommend taking some time to visit Québec’s capital city. It’s wonderful narrow cobbled streets will make you think you have landed somewhere in Europe.

The first day was spent mainly touring the nearby island – Île d’Orléans. Sitting in the middle of the Saint Lawrence river, the island is a designated historical district which has preserved the traditional Quebec countryside. Île d’Orléans provides visitors with varied touristic options, including; agritourism, scenic and cultural/heritage sites and numerous activities to enjoy.

We were fortunate to have my girlfriend’s sister and partner – who have a home on the island – give us a guided tour. I could easily spend a lot of time shooting…

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