Le Grande-Allee Hotel and Suites
Travel Blogs from Quebec City
Fuuuuuuunnnnnn with the bestest bro in le monde! - Meals and goodbyes in QC with the 07-08 monitors, missing cheveux and Chinese Heaven: So it was finally here the derniere soirée to be spent with the monitors of 2007-2008 and what a soirée it was! Beginning with drinkies and banter at Hotel Henton, including the ceremonious shaving of Tom's hair, …
... the old town. It is such a pretty place and lots of small shops, cafes and restaurants. After walking the length of the two main streets at the lower level we paid €2.5 Canadian to get the funicular to the higher level where the Chateau sits. The views around here are great and after a reviving coffee and very fast free wifi in the Starbucks ...
... cold. Caught the funicular up to the terrace near Chateau Frontinac - hotel under renovation so not much to see there but great view over lower town & river.
Along the old streets in the upper town, warming soup for lunch at quaint restaurant Aux Anciens Canadiens. Past the parliament buildings to Moissons, an amazing old store where again we stopped to warm up with a coffee & cake.
Back through the ...
... as the three or four channels are french there is nothing in English is Quebec but there are some weird DVD's to watch plus he has his ipad to watch what ever he wants. Richard had a little sleep while I spoke to Linda via Skype told her of our meltdowns and adventures plus she is going to get Herb's email address for me for interesting
places to stay when we drive through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
Caught up with my daily expense ...
... where I can buy my weekly bus pass. This is epic.. : Où... je puis acheter le carte de bus pour un semaine? (where can I buy the bus card for a week?)
"Huh je ne comprends pas."
Me desperately pointing 7 fingers, : Le carte pour bus pour sept jours!
"ahh... tu peux acheter à la pharmacie!"
: D'accord! Merci beaucoup.
... one of my longest french conversation...
But Im glad I did it, that's my whole ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services