0 Likes

Lac Philippe, Gatineau Park
Province du Quebec

Lac Philippe is situated just north west of Ottawa, in the Gatineau Park. In the summer it offers outdoor activities, such as canoing, kayaking and camping. The park was created in 1938 and was the first in Quebec.

Copyright: Martin broomfield
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9260x4630
Caricate: 13/09/2011
Aggiornato: 10/06/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: lake; water; trees; outdoors; recreation; canoe
comments powered by Disqus

Martin Broomfield
Mill Owners House, Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Mill Owners House, Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Moulin Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Moulin Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Moulin Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Moulin Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
The last resting place of Lester B Pearson, Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Sumac, Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
View over Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Autumn Leaves, Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Covered Bridge, Wakefield, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Covered Bridge, Wakefield, Quebec
Willy Kaemena
Balloon Fiesta 2009
Ninoslav Adzibaba
Avala TV Tower
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Vestmanna Dam For Hydroelectric Power
Ninoslav Adzibaba
Danube by bike 2009
Willy Kaemena
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Tom Mills
London 2012 Olympic Park
Jules
Piece Ouverte dans le fort de St Honorât
Davide Cornacchini
London - Houses of Parliament entrance
idVR360
Bandar Balikpapan Beach View
Dimitar Torbov
Ivan&Elena Wedding
Jules
Cloitre du travail
Ninoslav Adzibaba
Oplenac, St. George Church
Martin Broomfield
Saplings, Mount Edith Cavell, Jasper National Park
Martin Broomfield
Performing Street Monkeys
Martin Broomfield
The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, Ottawa
Martin Broomfield
Via del Gallo, Lucca, Italy
Martin Broomfield
Market Square, Lagrasse
Martin Broomfield
German Fort, Sesfontein, Namibia
Martin Broomfield
Château Azay le Rideau
Martin Broomfield
First winter snow. Totem Pole, Rideau Hall, Ottawa
Martin Broomfield
Abandoned Carbide Mill, Lac Meech, Quebec
Martin Broomfield
Trees on a beach. Lindi, Tanzania
Martin Broomfield
Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval
Martin Broomfield
Early morning view over Stone Town, Zanzibar
More About Quebec

Quebec is the largest province in Canada and the only one with French as its official language. It takes its name from an Algonquin word meaning "narrows" where the St. Lawrence River cuts deeply through rock cliffs.Quebec has strong nationalistic feelings about its identity within Canada and has almost seceded twice (in fact, Quebec has held two referendums in order to seperate but it was not THAT successful.. though in 1996 it was really close...). It recently (as of 2006) acquired symbolic status as a Quebecois nation within Canada.Quebec was founded in 1763 when France signed Canada over to Britain; the ceremonial head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, and the country's government functions as a parliamentary democracy.That being said, we are free to talk about poutine.Poutine is an amazing gastronomic assault weapon invented by a truck driver in 1957. If the Abominable Snowman could be a food, it would be poutine. Poutine is the heavy artillery of the food domain.Like the foundation to the house, the hull to the ship, like a Red Cross blood drive to Count Dracula, is poutine to Canadians.Now let me stop here to tell you: this is not the only amazing food combination that a truck driver has come up with. In Pittsburgh there's a place called Primanti's that serves sandwiches with both french fries AND coleslaw piled on top. They're too big to pick up even with both hands. Legend has it that a trucker with no time to spare ordered a plate of food, mashed it all between two pieces of bread and took it on the road.Well, poutine has a similarly glorious beginning except it's about sixteen million times better (and that's saying a lot).A hungry truck driver came into Fernand LaChance's restaurant one day and ordered LaChance's special potatos and cheese curds combination. Then he asked for a side order of gravy and POURED IT RIGHT INTO THE BAG ON TOP OF THE FRIES!!!The earth shook, stars fell from the sky and a few deep sea creatures stirred in the muck as he plunked down at a table, ripped the bag apart and ate the whole thing.Thus poutine was born and it is here to stay, probably in your arteries somewhere next to the bacon. Empires may crumble and fall, mountains may wear down to dust, glaciers may creep across the face of the deserts but a Canadian's love for poutine will echo onward through the madness of space, for all time.The End.Text by Steve Smith.