Grand Times Hotel - Quebec City Airport
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... I assume this is a mainly summertime affair though, and that when the city is under a couple of feet of snow in the winter the outside tables are less full. But for now they are doing a good business. You can Imagine Quebec being a nice city to live in. It doesn't have 'wow' sights, no Empire State Building or Eiffel Tower, but it's pleasing on the eye. It's pretty laid back too, and in the summer at least it has a decent climate. It's just a shame they all speak French and I ...
... overlooked the River Lawrence. We had a good meal (I had vegetable soup and pestatio crusted salmon for my main) as we decided to have pizza for dinner at one of the cafés in the square near our hotel. After lunch we went for a walk around the building and caught the fanicular to the lower level, walked along the streets then visited the Musee de Civilisation, which covered more on the history of Quebec amongst other ...
... forests back to British Isles shipyards. Human beings were the ballast on voyages sailing westbound across the Atlantic and conditions inside these lumber ships were not favorable to human health. Overcrowding and appalling hygienic conditions were commonplace.
As a British colony, London dictated that an immigration be established on Grosse Īle, an island in the middle of the ...
... the Canadian treaty was signed in the 1800's. The museum housed historical artifacts from the battalions many historic deployments as well as from the fort itself. All this was held in what was originally the gun powder storage bunker. The gun powder was used to fire the many canons that lined the walls of the fort facing the town and out across the St Lawrence river. One of these canons was our next stop on the North Eastern ramparts. This huge canon weighed 5 tonnes, needed ...
... great - Francois told us lots of interesting little tidbits. For example the "parliament" for Quebec has theee floors and each floor has a different style of windows. First is the French style, then English, then the Canadian style and it was done to represent the history of who dominated Quebec. Also he showed us a tree with a cannon ball imbedded at its base. He told us that it was an English canonball and that they could ...