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exploring by train

sunny

I wanted to take advantage of the good weather to do some exploring. Suppose to be raining around here any day now.

I woke up this a.m. at 7:30 a.m. and went down to breakfast. Afterward, I took a short cab ride to the Via train station and took the 8:30 a.m. train to Quebec. Qui, I went to Quebec today.

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The train is very organized. Almost like an airline and much more comfortable. No wonder some people rather take the train than fly around here. For the curious, they offer a first class panorama lounge, and then for the mere mortals (moi), we get to sit in economie.

Tre bon nontheless. I enjoyed the 3 hour ride. We passed by many wheat fields, happy cows (yes, they were in the open and walking around), and lots of little streams and waterways. Also, I saw a lot of backyards and houses. I wonder if those people installed double pane windows because the train is fairly loud and liberal with the horn.

Getting back on topic, Quebec.

After getting off train, I took short cab ride to Quebec's Old Town.

More on this later. Very tired since I walked almost all day... But I am doing well. Talk to you all soon. Miss you guys!

Posted by 4kitten 21:46 Archived in Canada Tagged quebec

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