Hotel Ambassadeur Quebec
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One of the main reasons for visiting Quebec was to continue genealogy research for the French-Canadian Boisvert family, aka Greenwood clan. Other than being a prolific Catholic group, I am actually going away more confused than ever!!! 761 'Boisvert' individuals are listed in the 1851 Quebec census --- in 3 neighboring counties along the Saint Lawrence River lush farming area...and I am trying to figure out this ...
... being renovated inside and out. We went inside and it is a really lovely old hotel. Overlooking the Saint-Lawrence River at the foot of the Chateau Frontenac is a boardwalk built by Dufferin in 1879 to cover the old burnt ruins of Champlain's home, which you can see through a glass structure. You have a gorgeous view of the river, cruise boats, the Ile d'Orleans (island) and the old harbour.
We stopped at the Holy Trinity Anglican ...
... cobbled streets, old buildings and heard the history of the French, British, Canadian issues again – I wonder what guides say when they do these walks in Australia.
Followed the St Lawrence River up to a Basilica where mass was taking place as it was a Sunday – because the church is so ...
... a track built into the side of the cliff. You had fabulous views of the colourful streets below in Place Royale, and right across the St Lawrence River to the town of Levis on the opposite shore. It only costs $2:25 and took but a couple of minutes. If that seems a bit steep (pardon the pun) then you can use your own two legs to walk down over 100 steps and then down a steep road to river level. Either way, you'll p*********** lot of delightful shops, galleries, ...
Another time, another place, I would say that it would have been best to have stayed in bed. But when you are on holidays with an early flight to catch to Quebec, it was not something to be put on hold.
Our very early morning started with a hotel shuttle to the airport. Already the day was going very wrong.... having to wait for 20 minutes for one couple to get on the shuttle was just not on, but we were finally on our way!
Now remember ...