Couette & Cafe L'Arvidienne
Travel Blogs from Quebec City
... a private room here, but we assumed the dorms would be mixed. This was not the case. We were in separate rooms - Blake completely on his own while I was with the girls from the tour. We tried our luck to see if there were any private rooms available and thankfully there must have been some cancellations. We moved into our new room and got ready for our walking tour - it had been cold and wet when we arrived so we rugged up and took our umbrellas. When we got outside and ...
... I saw a t-shirt in the window of a shop and just had to take a photo. I can not imagine anyone wearing this, but I'm sure people do.
There was two buildings where the side of the building had been painted. There are amazing.
As night settles early I was able to get a few night picture. It was getting a bit cold as well, so I headed back to the hotel, but will go out another night when I'm a bit more rugged ...
Our journey to Quebec started on Friday at 1220 when we departed on the train from Halifax.
The train journey was good; the trains are well designed with storage space above and below your seat. You each have a sturdy fold out table plus the seat reclines. Once on board Jenny set about nesting for the next 18 hours. The seats were quite comfortable but do not recline to a significant degree so this meant whilst we slept it was not like being in a ...
... Centre to get a proper map.
Lucky to meet a helpful guy, talked to him for about half and hour.
- I should see the light show
- free circus show
- beer festivals (winks*)
- I should eat la poutine (popular quebec fast food- it is fries with LOTS of fresh cheese and sauce)
- I should try the traditional beef pie too
- Go to Sugar shack to enjoy a traditional quebec ...
... All the pews and the altar are made from ice. There are 44 rooms and also bar and disco areas. The girls had a fantastic time on the ice slide that is inside the building. You climb the ice stairs (of course) and then spiral down this giant ice slide. It also has its own club, Ice Cafe, movie theatre and outdoor hot tubs. All the furniture is made of ice and so are the plates they serve cold food on and the glasses they use to serve drinks. They make about ...