We’re back from Quebec City where we had such a fine and outstanding time. A trip we’ll remember with great fondness.
Although when we were leaving Quebec it was minus-1 with snow and two hours south in Montreal it was plus-12 and sunny.
Below, the Colisee, scene of many a Jean Beliveau triumph with the Aces and Guy Lafleur with the Remparts, and the annual International Peewee Tournament held each February where 11 and 12-year olds sometimes play in front of more than 10,000 fans.
And of course the intense and often vicious Habs-Nordiques rivalry that existed from 1979 to ’95.
The unfinished building next door is the New Colisee, or Quebecor Arena, or whatever it’s going to be called, being built for a possible NHL team coming back in the near future. This place will hold 18,482 while the Colisee seats 15,176.