Holiday Inn Express Quebec City (Sainte-Foy)
Travel Blogs from Quebec City
... in the province of Quebec my french had significantly improved and that all my small attempts to speak were paying off. I politely ordered our ferry tickets in my rehersed french which surprisingly received a french reply. Obviously this is where my french stopped and my polite smile was replaced by a look of considerable confusion and possibly mild panic but what it did mean was that for once someone actually thought my french was good enough to not require changing the ...
... I might have "Scratched it".
3. My diary and pen
Sometimes when I get lonely, a pen and a paper can save my life. Time flies when I write and draw. They bring me closer to my subject and they clear my thoughts.
4. My fake DKNY coin pouch
There are just too many coins. $2 $1 $0.25 $0.10 $0.05. And it is weird that the 10cents coins are smaller than the 5cents ones. This made me so confused when trying to pay ...
... Louis a few hundred metres to a gorgeous little cafe only a few doors down from my B&B, called l'Omlette. Here I settled for several hours, with a view right by the open window, a box of summer flowers in front of me, horses and carriages ambling past, and a delicious traditional three course Quebec meal to savour. I had pea soup, Quebec traditional meat pie, and Black Forest cake, ok, that last one wasn't traditional, at least to Quebec, but I told myself it would probably ...
... a 7 quid Halfords bike pump. Some old French dude starting chatting to us and offered to help pump it up. Who am I to refuse ? We took it shifts and it took bloody ages. In fact, one side didn't pop on at 46psi so I gave up and put it back on the bike to leave it over night. Hopefully it will pop by the morning. If not we'll nurse it around the corner to a gas station with a pump.
Camping for the next week then.
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... which told us about the Paillard Bakery. If the French can do anything right, it's bake! It was so good we ate breakfast and lunch there (which repeats are a big no-no for us), gobbling up the baked goods! We had an English tour of their Parliament Building and then did a self guided walking tour withing the old fortified walls. The park area of the Citadel sprawled then we were led down a trail called the Promenade des Gouverners towards Chateau Frontenac. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center