Summer is finally gone and fall is in full effect. The Jacq’s Organics Team took a mini vacation to Canada and we are sharing our family pictures with you. Living in South Florida, we don’t normally experience the beauty of fall. But in Quebec City, the beauty and colors of fall is undeniable. This quaint and historical city is one of the oldest cities in North America where you will find a castle, enchanting cabal streets, French-Canadian cafe’s, boutiques and more.
In Quebec City, the primary language is French and a very small population speak English. But you will get by pretty well because everyone we meet spoke both languages. Frankly with the delicious French-Canadian food you really won’t care. Believe me when I say that you really won’t care with the outstanding variety of food like escargot topped with cheese (it’s delicious), freshly baked bread, delicious fruit flavored beer and local wine. Here’s a list of my travel essentials:
1. Comfy shoes – feet liberation with tennis shoes for lots of walking. Our pick the classicconverse.
2. Capture every moment with a Nikon camera.
3. Stay cool and warm with a cute versatile scarf. Gotta love polka dots.
4. Protect your eyes with cool sunglasses.
5. Moisturize your skin.
I’ve compiled a list of 10 must see spots while in Quebec City.
1. Stroll across the Sainte Anne Canyon and take in the amazing view below.
2. Eat at Spag & tini and try the soup of the day and a fruit flavored beer.
3. Stroll the streets of the Lower Town.
4. Ride the Old Quebec Funicular, the elevator, to the Upper Town and take in the view of the city and the lake.
5. Get lost in Quebec City’s history in the hidden city murals the Fresque de Quebecois and Fresque du Petit Champlain.
6. Take a deep breathe at the Quebec Bridge.
7. Enjoy the view of Planes of Abraham and stroll along the Fort walls.
8. Walk through the castle of Chateau Frontenau.
9. Take a boat tour of the Saint Lawrence River and hear the history of one of the oldest ports in North America.
10. Take a picture in front of Montmorency Falls also know as the bridal veil waterfall.
A day in Quebec City is not enough time to properly experience all that this beautiful city has to offer. But we definitely enjoyed the beautiful colors of the maple leaves, the cool breeze and meet the most pleasant Québécois that greet you, “Bonjour!”, in the streets as we walked by. Au revoir mes amis…
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