Quebec City

Nederlands vertaling of ons bezoek naar Quebec stad

A Kiwi living in Brighton

After a few weeks in Ontario visiting relatives and seeing Niagara Falls we headed for Quebec via Brighton.

Quebec is the largest province in Canada with around 8 million people. It is a french speaking province with Quebec City the capital. The British and French fought a seven war which the British won with the capture of Quebec City in 1759. Quebec City is the only walled city north of Mexico thanks to the foresight of a Governor in the 1800s. We stayed a couple of days outside of Quebec city at a campground which was about to close for the season.

An interesting historical fact about Quebec City is that the English General Wolfe only just won the battle. After a two month-long siege Wolfe he went downstream with his army and came up behind the French to defeat them. The battle lasted only 15 minutes and both the…

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