Days Inn Riviere du Loup
Travel Blogs from Riviere du Loup
... Joli and have stopped for the night in St-Alexandre (I know the location in the top part is Notre Dame du Portage but some of these tiny communities just don't precisely show up). We should only be some 15 km. from St-Andre, our next family history stop and the last for awhile. The other side of the St. Lawrence is coming into better view as it narrows. Till today it had only been an ever-so-faint line on the horizon.
Last night Michele and Dania (host parents)took me and mon amis Hanna and their grand enfant (grand kid) Alison to a nearby town for a Christmas parade and amazing fireworks show. Without thanksgiving to get in the way the Canadians can start their Christmas celebrating right after they pack up Halloween. The parade lasted easily an hour and a half (showcasing 10's of semi trucks pulling elaborate ...
The French word for shower is douche and I had my first opportunity to use the word in its original context this morning. Because I don't have the proper conjugations and filler words figured out yet I said to my host dad as I walked by him making coffee, "bonjour! Je douche." Which ...
... turning a corner we thought we were in Paris, French is fluently spoken and the shops were simply amazing. Not so much the content but how they are presented would made anyone want to spend money, we took many photos as this is such a passion of mine. We managed to find a very French coffee shop in a square and had a beautiful coffee and almond croissant (made the way they should be), we could ...
... a photo then drove down to have a look. If Denise was alive she would be in her element with all the Christmas decorations it is called “the Land of Santa Claus”. Looked at the map for the next point of interest on Hwy 132 drove a distance and then decided to go back as we will be travelling this way tomorrow and we can see the sights then. Stopped at a lookout point and walked along the boardwalk with a beautiful view of Saint Lawrence ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking