Still recovering on the drive back to Quebec City from Charles’ chalet
Denis, Isabelle, Amanda, and I picked up where we left off and continued touring the city. We checked out Battlefields Park where the British victory over France at the Plains of Abraham took place, which decided the development of Canada.
Statue of Joan of Arc at the Joan of Arc Garden
L’Astral, a revolving restaurant at the top of Loews Hotel le Concorde
A view from inside the restaurant
We had dinner at a place called Al Wadi and ate lamb shawarma sandwichs
The parliament building
I think it’s really cool that the city spent the extra coin to maintain aesthetics during the restoration process. Check out the left side of the building.
Musee du Fort
This tree in the middle of the city still has artillery fire wedged into the trunk. I imagine it was from the many wars fought between Britain and France.
The narrowest house in North America with a width of only 12 feet wide
The Quebec Bridge has the longest cantilever bridge span in the world
Art sculptures along the St. Lawrence River
Originally we were supposed to see a free light show called The Image Mill at the harbourfront that depicts Quebec’s history, but it was their day off today. To make up for it, we had a nice dessert back at the house to cap off the night.
Wars are fought and won.
Countries are born through bloodshed.
Learn from history.