Travel Blogs from Quebec City
... Quebec as Canadians who don't speak any French though, the situation becomes a lot more sensitive.
Many Quebecers are very proud of the French heritage, and stories of French snobbery towards Anglo Canadians are all we've heard from people whom we've told where we were heading next. So far those stories are just that though, stories. During the couple of days that we have spent in the province, people have been ...
... de la civilisation was free on Tuesdays and today was indeed a Tuesday - perfect! Over the next few hours I dipped into Quebecois history, took a tour around 1930s Paris, played video games which ranged from space invaders and frogger to the latest Playstation and Wii and delved into the voodoo art of Haiti..in short, a museum not to be missed!
The following morning, having met fellow travellers over breakfast, we hopped on a bus to check ...
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 ...
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So dinner settled, I am set for home.
On the way back I met Monica so we chat and took the bus home together.
She's a nice person.
Asked if I wanna watch movie with her and friends, but I was too tired.
Saturday we are going to the Beer Festival together... V, I promise I will be careful :)
Home sweet Home.
V, you are always my baby.
I love you <3
... settled in the Lower Town alongside the river. Quebec City was a valuable prize sought after many times in the wars of the 17th and 18th centuries. When it finally fell to the English in 1759, New france became a British colony.
The old quarter of Quebec City is a world heritage site and is the only fortified (walled) city in North America. It was whilst we were here that we got to admire the maze of narrow, winding streets and sloping roofs. We ...