Earlier this fall, I shared photos from our visit to the 400-year-old town of Plymouth, Massachusetts, and our rainy walk through New Hampshire’s Flume Gorge. I still have pictures from downtown Boston and the Boston Freedom Trail, as well as Lexington and Concord, but first I want to share the details of our time in Quebec City. It was chilly (40F, 5C) and windy, but we spent the entire day walking through Old Quebec and had a blast. Old Quebec City is surrounded by a wall. You can usually walk along the ramparts (photo above), but due to construction, large portions were closed during our visit.
Before leaving our hotel (Hotel Plaza Quebec–a well-priced, modern hotel located about 15 minutes from the old city) that morning, we decided two things: 1. We weren’t going to stress about having to see every little thing. 2. We wanted to indulge in as many different authentic foods as possible. Since we were on our feet walking for six hours, we didn’t feel too bad about No. 2. I was about 27 weeks pregnant during our trip, and while I was tired at the end of the day, it felt good to get out and walk….