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Path through history: WordPress Photo Challenge

I had the privilege to escort five students to a National Student Leadership Conference last September.  The conference was in Quebec, Montreal specifically, but we did a three day tour of Quebec City and Montreal before the conference.  I loved “la belle province” and had a great time.  It seemed that no matter where I went in the old city of Quebec I ran into history.  When the WordPress Photo Challenge came up this week with “Path” this was the first photo I thought of.  It’s a path laid down by men a couple of centuries ago.  A little path to history.

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14 responses

  1. Beautiful photo. Starting from the bottom, I get the sense of being in a very close road because of the tall buildings, but as I scroll up, the scene slowly takes on more light as I reached the sky. Interesting narrative, too.

    September 3, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    • Thanks. The narrowness is real, though, as these streets were made over 200 years ago and we not made for car traffic at all. In fact, I doubt you could pass two carriages through most these streets.

      September 3, 2011 at 7:21 pm

  2. gotta love Quebec! a wonderful capture. thanks for sharing.

    September 3, 2011 at 10:20 pm

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  4. Coming from Mexico, through the US , seeing the Canadian flag at the border crossing was a great sight
    As much as Quebec wants to be seperate it is neat to see the two flags side by side….

    September 4, 2011 at 6:28 am

  5. I love this photo. I’ve been to Montreal but not Quebec. Beautiful I’ll put it on my bucket list.

    September 4, 2011 at 7:08 am

  6. Nice street shot.

    September 4, 2011 at 8:36 am

  7. love this shot and its depth. the framing also makes it a bit claustrophobic, surrounded from both sides. beautiful details, though.

    September 4, 2011 at 9:21 am

  8. northernnarratives

    I love Quebec. Great photo. Brings back lots of happy memories!

    September 4, 2011 at 10:48 am

  9. I see sunshine at the end of this path. Great shot!

    September 5, 2011 at 10:42 am

  10. as usual another great click!!!

    September 5, 2011 at 11:18 am

  11. Super! Love it.

    September 6, 2011 at 8:23 pm

  12. NC

    I wish the weather was like thAt here,

    September 8, 2011 at 3:47 am