The Best of Quebec City

September 23, 2013

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Hey folks, I’m really late with this one, but couldn’t resist at least sharing a few photos of this stunning city.  In hindsight, we should have spent more than 1 night here.  We underestimated how enchanting it was going to be!

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The city was originally a walled fortress and there are still canons lining some of the walls.  I thought the spoken language in Montreal and Quebec City would be like 25% French, 75% English.  It was the complete opposite – most people seemed to know English, but the heck if they were going to speak it (unless you were willing to give them some of your tourist dollars, of course).

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We spent our short time here strolling the beautiful promenade in front of Chateau Frontenac and getting lost in the adorable alleyways.

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The definite highlight of the trip was our stay at Au Bois Joli B & B.  This was only our second time at a B & B and boy did they do it right.  We were lucky enough to get the Downton Abbey room, the showcase of which was a marvelous jacuzzi bathroom.

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We had the best sleep of our trip and nearly fell into a post-breakfast food coma from the 3 Course Breakfast that we received.

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There was even maple syrup pie for breakfast dessert – definitely a first in my lifetime, both for the pie and having dessert at breakfast.  I adjusted surprisingly well to these new French-Canadian customs…  :)

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I can’t recommend Au Bois Joli enough if you’re staying in Quebec City!

CLICK HERE to see all the photos from our visit to Quebec City.

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