May 18th - Quebec City May 18th 2018 Sadly, our QC hotel does not include breakfast as our hotel in Montreal did. That forced us to forage down the street cafes, for edibles. I managed to get by each day with coffee and a chocolate croissant. As you can see, I suffered miserably.
Our guide was Marie, a retired teacher. She said that 96% of the population speaks French as the mother tongue, 1.6% claim English as their mother tongue ... read more
North America » Canada » Quebec » Québec City A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
I have spent most of my life in Northeast Ohio, having grown up, returned after college, and raised my son in a southwest community outside the city. I retired from a large regional bank in 2016, shortly after my father died, and around my 65th birthday.
I don't have a bucket list, but I try to snag opportunities as they present themselves. For example, I decided at the last minute to accompany a friend on a drive back to northern Minnesota in January 2017, allowing us to catch up on about 30 years of our lives. It also turned into an opportunity to see her beautiful house on Lake Shagawa,... full info