Manoir St Castin
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... in terms of fatalities suffered on the island. Of the more than 4 million immigrants, just over 7,000 are buried on the island. The vast majority of these occurred during the horrific season of 1847, when over 5,000 typhus-infected Irish peasants expired either during the voyage, or on the island in quarantine.
One of the more interested moments of our visit came when we encountered ...
... how the architect Eugène-Étienne Taché was not only the originator of Quebec's motto Je me souviens, but also incorporated this as a theme throughout his design for the building.
A short walk down the hill and past the Ice Palace of Bonhomme Carnaval brought us inside the city walls into Old Quebec. We walked to the Citadelle, where we had a tour.
Another relatively short but hectic walk brought us ...
... by the meeting of the strong currents of unequal force originating from both branches of the river at the tip of the island and the other isde is called the North Channel.
Passed some strawberry fields took photos of the men in the field and bought a small punnet $4.00 down the road. Stopped at another number (73) Parc Maritime de Saint-Laurent a historial naval shipyard with access to the river. ...
... in the distance and remark "Huh, must be thunder" before realising how thick I've been and the display has already started.
"Oooohs" and "ahhhhs" fill the square where we and another couple of hundred people admire the golden sparks bursting in the sky. It comes to a huge finale bang after bang until the whole night is lit up.
My time in Quebec has left me feeling content about the whole trip and Im sad to think its almost over.
... back to the Parliament House and Esplanade Park (from where we could just make out the dormer window of our hotel room). After collecting supplies for a late lunch we headed back to our room. We ventured out late in the afternoon for a stroll through Place d'Youville to enjoy the ambience and collect something for dinner (which seemed considerably more expensive than Montreal).