0 Likes

forest fire Wemotaci 005
Province du Quebec
Copyright: Yvon-benoit
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 21256x10628
上传: 10/11/2011
更新: 04/02/2012
观看次数:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

yvon-benoit
forest fire Wemotaci 007
yvon-benoit
forest fire Wemotaci 006
yvon-benoit
forest fire Wemotaci 008
yvon-benoit
forest fire Wemotaci 004
yvon-benoit
forest fires Wemotaci 003
yvon-benoit
forest fires Wemotaci 002
yvon-benoit
forest fire Wemotaci 001
yvon-benoit
dessin
yvon-benoit
forest fire Wemotaci 009
yves fleury
Val Jalbert falls
yves fleury
Val-Jalbert village (couvant)
Pierre Morissette
Aeroport La Tuque
Josef Švejnoha
The bird's view
Thomas Schwarz
Rhonegletscher
Valentin Arfire
Peter's Bicycle Workshop
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu - Fujiwara
www.360tourist.net
Shallow coastal reef diving in Manado
Arroz Marisco
Panorama of Valle del frances - the Jewl in the Crown
Stephan Messner
Castle Rottwerndorf
Henk-Jan de Jong
Orval abbey
La Nube 360
Aerial panorama of Santiago-Chile
Juan Jose Perez
Pozo de la Iniciación
Marcio Cabral
Alto Paraíso at Magic Hour
Rommel Bundalian
360° View of Amphitheater Terraces of Batad - Banaue, Ifugao
yvon-benoit
Havelock, St Laurent River Valley 02
yvon-benoit
Mont-Mégantic 003
yvon-benoit
Mont-Mégantic 010
yvon-benoit
St Laurent River, Port St Francois
yvon-benoit
forest fire Wemotaci 008
yvon-benoit
Alrededor De La Pampa Celeste 002
yvon-benoit
St Joseph oratory collection box
yvon-benoit
Essart001
yvon-benoit
Alrededor De La Pampa Celeste 003
yvon-benoit
Rolland
yvon-benoit
Founelle1
yvon-benoit
forest fire Wemotaci 005
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.