Hotel & Suites Normandin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... in 1608, much to the irritation of the Iroquois, who burned it down.
Quebec City sits along the St. Lawrence River, which was at one time the most polluted river in North America. It was so bad that for 20 years swimming was not permitted in it. For the past 2 years, it’s been considered safe for swimming, but strangely, we saw ...
... to Yellowstone National Park. We have another 2 border crosses ahead of us, so hopefully they go smoothly. No troubles yet for our last 2. Slow start for everyone after going to bed late. That afternoon we packed Slater (Mattys Van) and went into town. We had a look up at the observatory and learnt a bit of info which was good. When Quebec City was settled, there was a big fur trade industry and a lot of complications with the Native Indians who were forced ...
... ended up being taken by ambulance to hospital as he was showing signs of have a heart attack. We have since heard that he didn't have one and that the medics were running tests to ascertain what was wrong. Hopefully he and his wife will be able to join us again later in the tour.
We crossed the border into Canada with relative ease and continued our journey to reach Quebec about ten hours after we left Boston. It's a bit of a surprise to find that ...
Today was all about history! The obvious first stop for anyone visiting Quebec city should be to the incredible chateau frontenac. It epitomises Quebec city and architecture at it's best. It is the most photographed hotel in the world and it really isn't hard to see why. Building number 2 was the other major historic building in the city- the price building. I think too that this must be one of the most ...
... built outside the British Isles. It was built from 1800 to 1804 and was funded by King George III who was in power at the time. Oak was imported from Windor Castle's Royal forest to make the pews and many elaborate gifts were sent over by the King to decorate the church including candlesticks, chalices and silverware. Since the church was funded by the King , a royal box was constructed on the upper left balcony (if you are facing the altar) which is still only reserved for Royalty or ...