Grand Times Hotel - Quebec City Airport
Travel Blogs from Quebec City
Québec City is the capital of the Québec province, the only French-speaking province of Canada. As they are the only ones left speaking French, much emphasis is being put on preserving the language and everything tend to be only in French. Therefore it was the only place where we really noticed the language barrier as I don't speak French at all and Romana only a bit. Luckily, we were in Québec with my dear friend ...
... was slipping by and we didn't have breakfast till after 9.00am when I was meant to met Gilles to pay $90 cash for tonight. I wonder how many cash deals he does it works well with us $20 in our pocket can go to another night somewhere else. Backpack was all ready to go with our lunch at least now being in this apartment we are across from Gilles and his french speaking partner and we don't have to stand outside ring their bell all ...
... the Citadelle. I was looking forward to ordering "deux bireres" but rather like the Parisians they look at you as if they don't understand and reply in English so don’t bother! You can walk around the old city walls and overlook a huge park called the Plains of Abraham, where the British defeated the French in 1759. Naturally we had to walk on this hallowed ground!
From the top of Cap Diament you have splendid views ...
... of Abraham.
History of Quebec City
Founded as a trading post in 1608 by French explorer Samuel de Champlain, located on cliffs that provided an impenetrable fortress above the St. Lawrence River. The river gave the new settlement a deep water port, and the cliffs the ability to protect ships. The settlement became a growing base for trade and exploration of the new area. The city expanded the only way it ...
... are in the States and a driver asks if you are going to United, you check if he means United Airlines or United States Airways (US Airways), so my answer was "Yes, United" so our drop off was United Airlines!
Needless to say, it was US Airways and of course in another terminal! After poor Patrick dragging two big, heavy suitcases behind him with his backpack, doing a little jog out in the NY cold, and me with the smaller suitcase, we finally get ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet