Québec

Travel Adventures to Québec

  • Barb and Baden’s Québec Winter Adventure

    Around this time of year, many people that we know was planning trips down to sunny destinations. Places like Mexico and the Bahamas were being mentioned. Where were Barb and I planning on going? Well, let’s just say that when we arrived on Thursday it…

  • Our Excellent Eastern Canada Pictures

    It’s now been a week since we’ve been home from our Excellent Eastern Canada Adventure and as usual, normal life has long since taken over. The return home from this particular vacation was a lot easier because of the relatively short flying time from Montreal…

  • Our Excellent Eastern Canada Adventure – Final

    This weekend marks the final stretch of our Excellent Eastern Canada Adventure as today (day 16) is technically a long weekend for most everyone but of course a long weekend has little meaning when you are on vacation. We left Quebec City this morning and…

  • Our Excellent Eastern Canada Adventure – Part 5

    When I last wrote we were about to leave Rimouski and continue to head east to our next destination of Montmagny (pronounced: mo-ma-nee). We had spent a few hours in Rimouski after dinner (which we happened to have that night at a Quebec dining institution…

  • Our Excellent Eastern Canada Adventure – Part 4

    Skipping New Brunswick With the decision made to skip St. Andrews and removing several hundred kilometers from our trip, we headed north on highway 11 to ultimately cross the bridge into Quebec at the town of Cambellton, New Brunswick. On our way north through New…

  • Barb and Baden’s Excellent Quebec Adventure – Final

    Golden Breakfast Since breakfast has been included with our package at the Manoir des Erables where we have been staying, we’ve had a chance to be treated to some really great meals to start out our days. Barb will tell you that one of my…

  • Barb and Baden’s Excellent Quebec Adventure – Part 6

    Country Bound As today is Wednesday and the half way point of our Quebec Adventure, we’re going to be picking up our rental car and driving to the second phase of our trip going to the Quebec region of Chaudière-Appalaches. Chaudière-Appalaches is the region of…

  • Barb and Baden’s Excellent Quebec Adventure – Part 5

    Putting the Winter Back Into Winter Carnival There’s got to be a better word for freezing because as we’ve discovered today, there are so many nuances to it. First, there’s the classic definition of just being really, really cold. But you have to factor in…

  • Barb and Baden’s Excellent Quebec Adventure – Part 4

    A Bonhomme Good Time We arrived in Quebec City at about 9AM yesterday and flagged a taxi to deliver us to our hotel: the Hotel Sainte-Anne, right in the heart of Vieux Québec or old Quebec. I had booked our room at the Ste-Anne about…

  • Barb and Baden’s Excellent Quebec Adventure – Part 3

    Yes, our Excellent Mystery Adventure is now our Barb and Baden’s Excellent Quebec Adventure. Barb and I arrived in Quebec City early this morning after taking the late night flight out of Vancouver and connected through Montreal. Less of a Mystery than Planned Those of…

  • Excellent Mystery Adventure Planning – Part 2

    Having gone through the last few weeks trip planning our upcoming Mystery Adventure, I now feel that I have a greater appreciation for the work that Barb has gone through for many of our previous trips. As of about a week ago, I concluded the…

  • An Excellent Mystery Adventure – Part 1

    So here’s the plan. Barb and I have booked a week off at the end of this month. Barb has been told that she has to pack a small suitcase and I’ll take her to the airport where we will be getting on a plane…