Does This Sign Have Me Written All Over it or What?
Driving back from Québec City, we just had to stop in this village in southern region of Québec for lunch. The area surrounding the mountain is a biosphere reserve, as one of the last remnant of the primeval forests of the Saint-Lawrence valley.
As it turns out, there are a few famous Canadian artists who were born in St-Hilaire including Ozias Leduc and his student, abstract painter Paul-Émile Borduas (1905-1960). Leduc especially is know for his numerous representations of the mountain in several paintings, and Canada has made a short documentary about Borduas reflecting on his life and his art.