Travel Blogs from Saint-Nicolas
Day 32 (May 18) -- Today we took the 9:30am shuttle into Quebec City where we were let off at Chateau Frontenac about 10am and wouldn't be picked up till 3pm. We walked and walked and walked and a lot of it uphill and/or on stairs. Good workout for sure. Mind, we could've eased some of the walking by going in the opposite direction that we did as we started by taking ...
Day 31 (May 17) -- Not a long driving day today... maybe 200 km. It was overcast and looking very dark in the north and west when we started from St-Alexandre but warm. By the time we reached St-Andre and got out of Harvey it started to lightly shower and by the time we started walking the cemetery it was pouring. It cleaned Harvey which was good but boy did I get wet despite the ...
So there's this province in Canada where they look at you funny if you speak English. It's called Quebec. 30 minutes ago, back across the border in Maine, everyone speaks english. But not here. No, I'm having trouble ordering a donut and coffee. How do you say donut in French? I don't know either. Oh, and your cell phone probably doesn't work here. Have I mentioned that we rely on the google maps app. on our cell phones to get everywhere? ...
Laura and I were up before 6am this morning as the rain hadn't let up; we both actually had decent nights sleep considering the weather and the fact we're not used to camping. I woke up a few times when the rain got heavier and Laura woke up because of Vince's snoring (which apparently had woken everyone else too!) We headed over to the shower block where we bumped into Shelley and Gemma and we talked with them for about 40 minutes ...
... for a while, was nice. I ended up leaving the B&B at 10:30am. I knew this was my one day in QC so had a lot to see.
Did you know that driving motorcycles is prohibited in Old Quebec, except for residents and workers with access permits, but this motorcycle ban does not apply to 4 specific street...huh.
Quebec City (or just Quebec to the locals) is on the St. Lawrence River. Across the river (est ...
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