Hotel Motel Le Chateauguay
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... the signature restaurant on board which would rival many of the best we have been to for great food and service. We woke ( the sun is rising about 5am) to the first glimpse of Quebec and we got a few photos as we glided in. As we left this terminal, the skyline is dominated by the Chateau Frontenac - a huge hotel built in the style of a French castle. We wandered around the old city, which is characterised by lovely small ...
... Jeux Vidéo that provided a history of video games. I found an exhibit on Haitian art particularly poignant as it was amazing to see such beauty come from such tragedy. It was also an insightful look into the Haitian-Quebec ties that, up until my visit, I had no idea existed. The museum was much bigger inside than it appeared on the outside and I managed to spend a good four hours exploring each exhibit. I certainly made the most of ...
We wandered the walls of the fortified city, the only remaining fortified city north of Mexico City, until it started to get dark, then back to our shared apartment for another home cooked meal.
Our third day was slightly more productive, we got up at a reasonable hour and went to the Citadel. The fort was built by the English after the war of 1812 for fear of a repeat attack from those pesky Americans in the south! The citadel ...
... got our picture taken with a life-size replica of bonhomme!
We continued walking around the carnival and spotted the rafting and tornado slide down the side of the hill. It looked like fun so I decided to give it a go. Jen and Barbara waited down the bottom of the hill and got a photo as I came down. I did the rafting and it was good fun, the tornado looked great too, a circle raft which spun around as it went down the hill!
... all agreed it was the best meal of our trip so far. When ordering wine you could order it by the glass, or la pot (which was likes carafe that held 3 glasses or by the bottle). The raspberry and cream dessert was delicious! We took the ferry back across the river and got a great view of the city and Chateau Frontenac. Tomorrow we head back across the river to explore some more.
This morning I left Hayley and Leanne to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking