The Pros of this destination:
- Not too far from us
- People speak French
- You get to cross a border!
- Lots of kosher food
- People speak French!
Over our trip, we made quite a few visits to Second Cup, a Canadian chain. I was glad to see that the great bookstore/coffee shop combo, which seems to be disappearing near me, is alive and well up north.
And we also enjoyed a local delicacy, poutine--french fries slathered in cheese and gravy (in this case, vegetarian gravy, which is much tastier than it sounds!). I was super excited for this and it definitely met my expectations!
The little lady looked especially cute on our trip:
This was the day I had the great revelation of BABIES IN CARDIGANS. Where have I been?
E had a bit of an ear infection and fever for part of the trip, but she was chipper during the day. She also developed a new hobby, namely trying to steal our drinks and chomping on straws. See Exhibit A:
And Exhibit C:
I'm trying to tell her that she has to eat her baby food first, but she won't listen.
One of our favorite stops was a local farmer's market:
And you can't beat the Starbucks menu--in French!
Stay tuned for Part 2 of our trip!
What is YOUR favorite part about going on vacation?