Manoir St Castin
Travel Blogs from Quebec City
... water. This place is close to the estuary of the St Lawrence river which starts off at 40 miles wide but its not quite that wide here as you can at least see the other side. Its ecosystem means that food here is abundant for lots of marine life in particular minke, beluga and occasionaly hump back whales. Along with porpoises and seals this should be a trip with some unique sights. We didnt have to wait long for the first ...
Taking a breather today from the driving and hanging out in Quebec City. Weather forecast said sunny intervals with temperatures around 25 degrees today so dressed in shorts and T shirt we headed out of the hotel into cloudy, windy weather with a temperature more like 11. No matter I soldiered on like a typical Brit with unswerving optimism that when the sun did appear I would be suitably dressed while all ...
... is so unlike the Chinese wedding dinner)- They can either have chicken or pork. Both are nice anyway haha so there's no difference to me.
We have to shape out the yellow rice with cups. Thats my job!
I have to stuff rice in, press it tightly so when it comes out, it will be in the cup shape.
The entire job is like a arm toning workout for me. Using all my strength to press the rice in and then using even more strength to shake it out. But I ...
... good stuff. Noting the table next to me had ordered Croque Monsieur, I ordered a Croque Madame without second thought. There is some wisdom in following what the local eats. Crispy baguette with melty cheese made to order. Good choice. Apple cider is a refreshing drink to kill a sleepy afternoon. Le Couchon Dingue, at the Basse-Ville. It is a random bistro that I ran into in a rush, having skipped dinner the night before and then missed ...
... as alternatives.
Levis also needed to be walked ... so we did the town walk, saw the outside / grounds of the Fort (closed 'till Spring!) and found a lovely chocolate shop - so just had to stop at and buy some sweeties.
Personal stuff - have been eating out a lot in the last few stops, so using this one to get back into a sensible eating pattern. Limiting ourself to one meal out in the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility