Sunday Snapshot | Fortifications of Quebec | Canada

Fortifications Quebec

On our recent trip to Quebec City, we walked along the Fortifications of Quebec, which is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The walls are historically significant as they are the only remaining fortified city walls in North America north of Mexico. These walls are nearly 4.6km in length and surround much of the old city. We were able to climb the stairs to the top of the wall, and walk along it towards the The Citadelle and the Plains of Abraham park, enjoying many wonderful views of Quebec City on our way.


This photograph shows a view from up on top of the wall at Porte St. Jean, peering through one of the small spaces to the historic city down below. Old Quebec is so incredibly charming, especially in the Lower Town – you almost feel as though you’re walking around France, not Canada!


justinpluslaurenLauren is one half of Justin Plus Lauren, a travel blog that she writes with her boyfriend, Justin. These two Canadians are part-time travelers who make the most of their vacation time to slowly travel all over the world. Both Lauren and Justin are passionate about veganism and seek plant-based meals wherever they go. They share a love for photography, video editing, enjoying new adventures together and sharing their stories.


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  1. Dan,

    This is like a real life picture embedded into a wall! How awesome. I HAVE to go to Canada. Friends keep going over there and their pictures look amazing. I keep going through the East side of the World.

    Hey and thanks for joining the tribe. Let’s keep in touch,

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    • Definitely come to Canada! Quebec City was so cool, we really loved it there. A good mix of history, character, and great natural sights just outside of town, too!
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