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Travel Blogs from Montreal
... danced all out since that was what everyone was doing. When we arrived back at the hostel later that night, everyone was fast asleep and we quickly crawled underneath the sheets.
On Sunday morning our alarms went off at 8. Namely, after showering and breakfast the plan was to hop in the cars at 10 and drive to Quebec, another big Canadian city about 2 to 3 hours away from Montreal, where we had booked a dogsledding trip and were going to enjoy a husky ride. ...
... back to the hostel.
This was a really good day but it started out badly and was about to take a much more annoying turn! It was a Tuesday and our final night in the hostel. Due to the fact we had not really slept well (due to the 8 bed dorm) we were really looking forward to moving on to our Airbnb flat and a private room.
There is a big sign on the fridge in the hostel which says the fridge is cleared out every Monday. Any food ...
... that Montreal is actually an island within this river and was originally called Ville-Marie.
The tour guide took us through some of the neighborhoods of Montreal which was something we definitely wouldn't have done on our own. It was interesting learning about the history of these neighborhoods. We went to the base of Mont Royal, visited the Jewish Quarter and tried one of the best bagels in all of Canada.
The following day we spent hours wandering ...
... waves form around the rocks (if that makes any sense). The surfer faces up river and surfs in the balance of the wave coming back off the rock and the downstream flow.
As we rode through the park we were constantly bombarded by fluff floating in the air and little black seed things. I’m not sure what trees they were from – the fluff was like dandelion seeds and the black seeds were the size of fruit flies. You had to keep your mouth closed – ...
... fall, I continued to go out and clear the snow, so that the snow would not be too heavy the following day.
The snow removal trucks where clearing the streets and side walks, however since it was the holiday season, many were on holiday themselves. Which meant what should have taken about 3-5 days to clear, took much longer.
Different Kinds of Snow:
For those who don't live in our climate.. I will break a misconception