Le Familial de la Normandie
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... paper mill there now and grain silos, a boat harbour in the protected area from the Lawrence River.
Saw a beautiful 100 square meter painting (The Petit-Champlain Mural) depicting the origins of the area before going to the square of Place Royale. Place Royale is the cradle of french civilisation in North America it is where Samuel de Champlain began the construction of the first permanent settlement in New France. A small fort at the foot ...
... a revolving restaurant which might still be there for all I know but I'm not aware its open anymore. L'Astral restaurant is on the top of the Loews Concorde hotel in Quebec, its housed on top of a round viewing platform and looks like it was built sometime in the 70's. The view from your table though is nothing short of spectacular as you look across the old part of Quebec City, ...
... of power to control Canadian territory. The French and British fought over it for nearly two hundred years. The French built the initial walled ramparts, but ran out of funds to build the Citadel that stands guard at the top of the hill today. That was left to the British after 1820 who wanted to keep the city under their control. Surrounded by steep cliffs, gun batteries and with a narrow entrance to the harbour from the St Lawrence River (which is what the native ...
... for 10 kms until we realized we had gone too far so had to back track 2 kms (thus the 12 Kms back 8 kms out).
Arrived exhausted and immediately went in to the shallow cold pool. It felt sooo good!
Campsite almost completely flipped while we were out (only 29 sites with a view of the river). Tomorrow we will tour in the car and then head into town for dinner and a night look at the old city, need to avoid a Paul McCartney concert at Plains of Abraham right next to old town.
I am taking my flight from Quebec airport and transfer to Toronto towards Miami. Total flight: 6h30
I'm trying to do my immersion of 8 weeks. My first part begins today. I will go to study at Miami(Zoni Language Centers) for 4 weeks and I'll stay in a young hostel reserved only for girls. I find it more convenient and safer. I will give you news when I will be in miami.
See you soon,