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Old Posted Aug 15, 2010, 5:15 AM
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Beautiful shots of Canada's most unique city .
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After taking your tour, it's hard to argue with the title. Beautiful shots.
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Stunning!!!!!
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Stunning........



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Great pictures! The French architecture styles are a nice change. Is it really unique just to Quebec City, though?
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Cette ville est fantastique, merveilleuse, et belle!

I would agree it really is the MOST unique city in North America. In regards to architecture, Yes.

But what is MOST unique is that it is 98.5% FRENCH speaking. North America has thousands of Spanish speaking cities, and of course, even more English speaking cities, but what city or area in North America of Québec's size has a language other than Spanish and English as its primary language. (Montréal is 80% francophone)
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So beautiful!

Assuming Quebec is able to bring back the NHL, where will the new arena be built?
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Nice work Flar!! A very unique city at that!!
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God that city is gorgeous!

I think they should demo those 60s-70s era high rises though!
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looks awesome. I would love to visit. Great photos flar!
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The historical part of the city (Old Quebec City) is indeed beautiful and well preserved.
Too bad that the more contempory stuff looks so 1960's brutalist including those ugly huge grain silos by the St. Lawrance. They should be demolished.
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Great photo thread. Quebec City is such a treasure.
I'll always remember Quebec for the first car accident I was in when I was 4. We got hit from behind really hard by a priest and flew into the car stopped in front of us. All 3 cars were a wreck, and people were injured.
Also I met Rene Levesque in Quebec once. He was very friendly, gracious, and charming.
One more Quebec memory: the drunkest I have ever been - Carnaval!
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For the moment, these grain silos are there to stay because this terminal is very very profitable nowadays. At least, the city has done something cool with them : a light and music show that aims to tell the story of the city is projected directly on the silos a couple of nights a week.


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You make a strong case. It looks great.
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Great pictures as always, Flar.
I would agree that Que. Cy. is the most unique, even though I am from St. John's NL.
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It has been too long, I must get back there.
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Very, very nice! Thanks for sharing -- I enjoyed the tour!
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God I love Quebec. It makes me want to cry.
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