Category Archives: International

Quebec-Saguenay Loop Drive

At 595,400 square miles—roughly double the size of Texas—the French Canadian province of Quebec is enormous. Yet, because the vast majority of population centers are in Quebec’s extreme south, it is hard to get a sense of perspective unless you … Continue reading

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Sentier des Chutes (Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay, QC)

Situated 2-3 hours’ drive north of Quebec City, Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay boasts one of the world’s longest and southernmost fjords, a rare sight along the Atlantic coast of North America. Here the Saguenay River, a prominent waterway flowing into … Continue reading

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Montmorency Falls (Quebec, QC)

At roughly 270 feet high, Quebec’s Montmorency Falls (a.k.a. Chute-Montmorency) dwarfs the better-known Niagara Falls in height. Situated less than a 20 minutes’ drive from the old town in Quebec City, the falls are named for an obscure duke, Henri … Continue reading

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Quebec City, QC (photo collection)

It’s not the largest city in Quebec, but it’s in many ways one of Canada’s most historically important: founded in 1608, Quebec City is one of North America’s oldest European settlements, a walled fortress situated at a strategic point along … Continue reading

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Plains of Abraham Loop (Quebec, QC)

It’s been more than a year since Live and Let Hike featured a hike outside of the United States (see here and here). No more. Today’s post takes us north to Canada—specifically Quebec City, one of North America’s oldest European … Continue reading

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Dariva, Miljacka Canyon, & Kozija Cuprija (Goat’s Bridge) (Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina)

In Europe’s great cities—from Paris to London to Rome—public parks, though grand and well-manicured, are a dime a dozen. But rushing waters, bounded by colossal canyon walls, indeed a fisher’s or rock climber’s paradise—just a 20-minute walk from the city … Continue reading

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Mala Osojnica & Ojstrica (Lake Bled, Slovenia)

Though America remains the focus of Live and Let Hike, why not do a brief write-up on a short hike I completed last month from much further afield? Despite its petite size, the mountainous European nation of Slovenia presents considerable … Continue reading

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