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May 28, 2004

Canada: old and new in Montreal

Filed under: — lbobke @ 8:48 pm

church and modern building in Montreal

Even the “gothic” cathedrals are less old than they look. Still, the contrasts are truly photogenic: small, “medieval” churches in the shadow of modern skyscrapers.

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