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Quebec City in Winter, Part 5




  I have met a master of Quebec’s artistic folklore. She is Yvette Michelin, a maker of intricate, finger-woven sashes created in French Canada in the 18th century. If you are in Quebec when she’s making a public appearance, go. … Continue reading






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Quebec City in Winter, Part 4




  Unless you’re the lead dog, the scenery never changes. That axiom from the world of dogsledding doesn’t apply if you’re the musher.  Standing on the runners of a sled with six or seven powerful, yelping dogs in front of … Continue reading






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Quebec City in Winter, Part 3




  It didn’t take long to find my kind of restaurant in Quebec City. In a city filled with cozy cafes and fancy restaurants – meaning $35 entrees and even pricier wines – I sought something different. At home (Nashville, … Continue reading






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Quebec City in Winter, Part 2




  These people are nuts. The thermometer says it’s zero, yet there are thousands of people on the Plains of Abraham just beyond the fortified colonial walls of Quebec City – and they’re having an outdoor party. I’m a visitor … Continue reading






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Quebec City in Winter, Part 1




  A drippy, not snowy, winter day in Quebec City is a perverse joy. You practically have the oldest part of the city – the tourist area filled with shops, restaurants and historic buildings that teems with visitors in summer … Continue reading






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