In the waning dog days of August with temperatures and heat indexes near 100 degrees, it was time to escape. With a quick check of the weather map and a lingering curiosity about French Canada, I booked a flight for the next day to Quebec City. I've been wanting to go back to Europe for a while, but circumstances(and finances) have changed plans a few time. It's been said that Quebec is a slice of Europe here in North America. There are direct flights from Newark and Philadelphia leaving at least twice a day, so I decided to check it out for myself.

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