Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Closet Canuck's Great Big Canadian Train Adventure DAY FIVE: Montreal to historic Quebec City

Biosphere, designed by Buckminster Fuller, was part of Expo '67.
Breakfast in First Class on Via Rail Canada's morning trains.
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac rises above the St. Lawrence River.
The St. Lawrence River runs through Quebec and Ontario, forming part of the boundary between Canada and the US (New York).
Simons is the oldest department store in Canada, it opened in 1870.
Ice skating at Place d'Youville is popular during autumn and winter.
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is lit up for the holidays.

Photos by Sue Frause

Day Six: Quebec City to Ottawa

3 comments:

Vivian, VIA Rail's virtual tour guide said...

Lovely photo of the Chateau Frontenac lit up.

What kind of camera are you using?

SUE FRAUSE said...

I use a Canon PowerShot S5IS ... it's my second Canon. Great camera, lightweight and don't use any big fancy lenses. Perfect for my job!

Vivian, VIA Rail's virtual tour guide said...

I sometimes use a Canon PowerShot SD850 and am continually astounded by the clarity and light capture.

Happy travels!

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