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... this area so we just wandered at a lovely leisurely pace and ended up along the river front and had lunch and a couple of vinos there. We both had Croque Monsiuer – always a favourite of mine when we’re anywhere French – and it was delicieuse! I took the chance to upload yesterday’s blog entry and photos and then we continued our lovely stroll through the Petite Champlain back to the ship.
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... to climb along the divide between old and new. Urban hiking at its best with interesting architecture to look at, massive stone bridges crossing over the boulevards that were once the gates into this fortified city and stunning views out to the St. Lawrence and the mountains to the north. We definitely got a workout; both of us had sore calf muscles the next day. Bustling city on west side, ancient refurbished homes, offices, shops ...
... it was the water spray coming up really high and then falling down as a mist. I then continued along a trail to get to the panoramic stairs.(North side) Some people walked past me and said it is so cold over there. At first I was disappointed that I couldn't go down the stairs, but once there I realised there was no way I could've gone down even if the stair were open. I have never felt so cold in my life. The wind was really strong and bitterly cold. There was this ...
... and now the river that started it all!
Museum of Civilization - is Quebec the center of humanity? They may be over stating that.
The Hotel Frontenac - the most photographed hotel of all times.
Very European - very French. It is the language of this area. Much more so than I would have realized.
It's lunchtime by the time I've packed up the bike and said goodbye to Emily and Kevin. It's great to be back on the bike after almost two weeks and tracing the north bank of the St Lawrence River towards Quebec. Arriving in Trois-Rivieres I take a break and scam some wifi to send some messages. I return to the bike and find a parking fine. Apparently i paid for the empty bay next to mine. A $40 mistake. Arriving in Quebec at 6pm I'm given a warm welcome by Kathy (Emily's sister) and ...