Winter Tour Eastern Canada & the State of New York - Part 2January / February 2018Live from Canada
View from Terasse Dufferin on Hotel Chateau Frontenac Third stop: Quebec, QC - stay 3 nights at Hotel 71 in Old Quebec
I’am going to skip a detailed review from my overnight stay at Hotel Sacacomie in St. Alexis-des-Mont, although a beautiful log building, beautiful location and great spa, the hotel on its own is outdated and definitely ready for a make-over and price/quality is way out of context.
From St. Alexis-des-Mont it is only 2 hours to Quebec so time to take it easy.
Québec, the capital of the French-speaking province, is the only city in North America surrounded by a city wall and therefore one of the best-preserved colonial cities in the world. The historic center (‘Le Vieux Québec') is on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1985.
The French atmosphere can still be felt everywhere.
Quebec is in my opinion one of the most romantic cities in North America, after being h…
“La Dolce Vita” – Alto Adige/Zuid-Tirol – Het Ultieme Genieten!-“La Dolce Vita” – Alto Adige/South Tyrol – Enjoy The Ultimate!
De naam La Dolce Vita kennen waarschijnlijk veel mensen van de Italiaanse film uit 1960 van Frederico Fellini. In Nederland en België uitgegeven als Het Zoete Leven zoals de letterlijke vertaling inderdaad is.
Ook zullen er heel veel restaurant/ijstenten/bars zo heten maar in Zuid-Tirol staat La Dolce Vita letterlijk voor Het Zoete Leven maar is eigenlijk beter te vertalen als “Het Goede Leven”.
Want nergens anders dan in Zuid-Tirol kun je je zo uitleven (lees genieten) als hier, het ultieme gevoel is hier echt aanwezig.
I call myself blessed that I have been able to spend many holidays in Canada, in every season. Despite that, I still have not seen a lot what this beautiful country has to offer, and I am afraid that I will never succeed.
Yet I would like to summarize this beautiful country for you, some may now think: yes, I have read this so many times before and that will undoubtedly be so, but there will be enough people who have never been to this beautiful country and maybe benefit from this blog. After all, it is not something you do every day.
Canada consists of 10 Provinces:
Alberta (AB), British Columbia (BC), Manitoba, New Brunswick (NB), Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario (ON), Prince Edward Island, Quebec (QC) and Saskatchewan
and 3 Territories:
Northwest Territories (NWT), Nunavut an…