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QUEBEC CITY

February 25, 2016

Presstrip, Quebec City

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 hotel de glace

  

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QUEBEC CITY

What a charming town! Quebec City is filled with snowed rooftops, narrow roads and puffing chimneys. The area reminds me of a city plucked from Europe and set on the edge of Canada. After walking around I realized there was no way to see everything in my short time, so I settled on a few things.

First, I experienced Old Quebec, which is the only walled city north of Mexico. Walking down the historic streets of Old Quebec is like going through a time warp. The architecture and timeless shops make it hard to believe you’re not in old France. I especially enjoyed the random ice sculptures and fireplace scattered around to warm up your hands.

The second place I experienced was the Hotel de Glace. Hotel de Glace is the only ice hotel in the Americas. I would highly recommend a visit even if you weren’t staying at the hotel. This frozen hotel is equipped with a full bar, fur beds, hot tubs, inner tube slide and dance floor great for dancing.

The third place I would recommend is visiting the Observatoire de la Capitale. The Observatoire de la Capitale gives you the highest viewing area in the city. The windows in this enormous building will give you a 360 degree view of all of beautiful Quebec City.

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