Monthly Archives: June 2012

June 30 – Montreal – Notre Dame Basilica and Mount Royal

The Metro took us within one block of our first stop, and one of the highlights of any Montreal visit was the Notre-Dame Basilica.  Its initial construction began in 1672 but its major renovations and bell towers were not completed … Continue reading

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June 29 – Olympic Park, Botanical Gardens and Biodome – Montreal

We caught a mid-morning Metro to Olympic Park where both Debbie and I searched in vain for the cheering throngs as we stepped up on the platform. In fact, there were no medals or bouquets of flowers for us! Although … Continue reading

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June 28 – Quebec City to Montreal

The 130 mile drive from just outside Quebec City to the outskirts of Montreal was uneventful.  As we neared Montreal, we seemed to see more farms and churches or church spires seemingly looming from every town along the route. Arriving … Continue reading

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June 27 – Back to Québec City

We again woke to intermittent light rain and downpours. Still, we decided to head back in to Québec City to wander around as many of the streets we’d missed.  Before we got to start our adventure, it took us over … Continue reading

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June 26 – Sainte-Anne Beaupre, Montmorency and the Île D’ Orleans

Today, we decided to take a local road trip north of the city, with both Montmorency and Canyon Ste.-Anne Falls as our primary destinations.  However, a funny thing happened on the way to the Canyon, about 5 miles before getting … Continue reading

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June 25 – Québec City

We awoke to a rather steady downpour on Monday morning.  However, by the time we were getting underway from the campground, the precipitation had stopped and rays of warm sunshine were making their way through the pine canopy.  Our hopes … Continue reading

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June 24 – Amherst to Littleton, NH

After fueling up and finally getting all our clothes property stored aboard, we hitched our Jeep to our motorhome and headed north.  While the trip, itself, was uneventful, the drive through Franconia Notch is always spectacular … with the majestic … Continue reading

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June 9 -23 – Off to NH, Cape Cod, Quebec, Vermont and New York State

Our latest adventure began on June 9th with a trip to New Hampshire to visit Nancy and family.  We were fortunate enough to be able to park our motor home at our former next-door neighbors while we visited family and … Continue reading

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