Travel Blogs from Montreal, Canada

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Enough slacking off! only two days to ..., Montreal, Canada travel blog

Enough slacking off! only two days to ...

A travel blog entry by cvnguyen

Enough slacking off! Only two days to departure and I still have a huge to-do list to complete: (this list is more for myself than for you to read) - do laundry - write a packing checklist - sew the Canadian flag onto my backpack - sew together ...

Retour au source, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Retour au source

A travel blog entry by kev25

Salut tout le monde, Eh bien oui, je suis de retour. J'ai eu une semaine très intense au niveau des rencontres, ce qui explique le temps de latence depuis mon dernier courriel. Après une semaine, je me porte très bien. Je croyais que mon ...

Some pre-departure practicalities, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Some pre-departure practicalities

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... of girl, and I'm not entirely sure how I will manage in the hot weather. Remind me again why I'm leaving beautiful wintery Montreal to wilt in these insane temperatures, just when ski season is finally getting good? Another edition of Fun with Time Zones ...

Advancing into the French parts, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Advancing into the French parts

A travel blog entry by birkborkasson

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Our next stop took us to the city of Montreal, the first time of entering the French part of Canada. Naturally English was still spoken everywhere, so that this didn't cause any problems, nor did I have to try and remember any of my long forgotten French ...

Back home, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Back home

A travel blog entry by segacs

... rush to get the bag back. All it contains is laundry, anyway, which I'm more than happy to procrastinate. So now, I'm back in Montreal, where most of the snow seems to have melted in the past two weeks, and the Habs are still clinging to eighth by a ...

Le Grand départ, Montréal, Canada travel blog

Le Grand départ

A travel blog entry by forgetnadeau

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The last details are being finalized, it's been a long haul, we are READY!  On our way to Bangkok, leaving on the 10th, arriving 27 hours later... Enfin...plus que quelques détails a finalizer et nous sommes prêts.  Bangkok nous attend à ...

Snowy Walk in Old Montreal, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Snowy Walk in Old Montreal

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... The other place I had planned on going was Pointe A Calliere. This had the excavated remains of the original Montreal settlement. I had stumbled across this back around 2000 and somehow went in the wrong entrance without paying ...

"Mom, Dad, I'm going to Vietnam..."

A travel blog entry by segacs

"Mom, Dad, I'm going to Vietnam." Yeah, that's a phrase whose meaning has changed over time. Although you wouldn't know it from my parents' reactions. "Why do you want to go THERE???" was the response from my incredulous mother when I told her about my ...

I'm getting use to this place, Montreal, Canada travel blog

I'm getting use to this place

A travel blog entry by skylab

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We woke up a little later today due to last nights party. Today was a bit more relaxing. Our legs have been killing us from all the walking these past few days. We decided to take it easy, go out to eat, and hang out with our new friends at the hostel. ...

Montreal A city of Charm, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Montreal A city of Charm

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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Our journey in the eastern frontiers of Canada found us in Montreal in Quebec. We hoped to make it all the way to Quebec City but we will save that for another time. I would recommend Montreal to anyone considering it. The people are very ...

Quito minus one day - A test entry, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Quito minus one day - A test entry

A travel blog entry by ironap

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Today’s to do list includes packing, a last minute dental appointment with A., and posting on this blog to work through any tech issues. The east coast is bracing for the storm of the century and we will surely get some fallout from ...

Trip planning Q&As, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Trip planning Q&As

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... , anything could happen. What's the time difference? China officially has only one time zone, which is 12 hours ahead of Montreal. (Some parts of Xinjiang province unofficially use their own time zone -- more on that later.) Kyrgyzstan is 10 hours ahead ...

fountains, French and beers, Montreal, Canada travel blog

fountains, French and beers

A travel blog entry by megenexplore

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... if I had dreamt that or not. I then took a bus to the hostel, without getting lost I must add, and when driving through Montreal I began to notice something... Nothing, AT ALL was in English, I think the only English sign I saw was a Mcdonalds. It was ...

Not 2 big not 2 small, just the size of Montreal!, Montréal, Canada travel blog

Not 2 big not 2 small, just the size of Montreal!

A travel blog entry by six-on-a-bus

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... for the day (crazy - but they charge you by the foot!), unloaded our bikes and made our way!  One great thing about Montreal in the old area and downtown is that they have fantastic biking lanes!  Even in high traffic areas - you can ...

Montreal, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Montreal

A travel blog entry by philo

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... ;non stop snow and Ice we decided it was time for a change. We set our sights on the ancient Canadian city of Montreal. When we got there we found the unexpected....yes, we found.... bleedin frogs! Millions of the bastards, and not pretend frogs ...

Sweet Home Montreal, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Sweet Home Montreal

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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... bags. Although in one tiny store there was an overly friendly salesman who attempted to speak French when he found out I was from Montreal, then switched to Spanish when he knew I spoke Spanish. He was so helpful and helped me find the silver coffee bean ...

Airport, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Airport

A travel blog entry by timsparling

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Well here we are at the airport, with the bikes and baggage checked.  We are practicing for France by having a glass of wine! The security for the bikes was interesting since the bags would not fit through the x ray machine they each had to be ...

Wednesday, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Wednesday

A travel blog entry by jess1833

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I'm in love with this city. Woke up feeling sad for no reason, decided to go to the Biodome today and getting the Metro was cool and pretty basic compared to London Underground, the Biodome didn't improve my sadness as it was not so great, being ...

Départ, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Départ

A travel blog entry by danielaube

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 Bonjour! Aujourd'hui, c'est le grand départ! Le voyage va être long jusqu'en Turquie: Istanbul sera bien méritée après un 5 heures et 1/2 de train vers Toronto, un vol Toronto - Londres de 7 heures et un second vol de 4 heures le lendemain ...

I made it.........FINALLY!!!, Montreal, Canada travel blog

I made it.........FINALLY!!!

A travel blog entry by chelseaj

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... from one flight to the next, but some how my suit case made the flight (at least one of us made it!). In the end I arrived in Montreal at 7:40am and it has been a long day. A meet a couple of lovely ladies in Toronto who were in the same situation as me ...

Anticipating My Departure!, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Anticipating My Departure!

A travel blog entry by conorsmith

hey all- this entry is just to try things out. i'm getting so excited about the trip. leaving in less than three weeks now! ahhh!!! i still have so much to get done before i go. my next entry will probably be the day before i leave or else ...

La fin - The End, Montreal, Canada travel blog

La fin - The End

A travel blog entry by hamishandjulie

C'est la fin... ou plutot le debut de notre prochain grand voyage, s'installer a Montreal! Je suis donc revenue a Ottawa (moins cher billet que j'ai du racheter lorsque Zoom a fait 'Bye Bye voyageurs') lundi soir. Hamish est revenu vendredi soir, avec ...

DÉPART!, MONTREAL-SAN IGNACIO, Canada travel blog

DÉPART!

A travel blog entry by perpignan

La valise ne ferme plus, comme lors de mon depart au scout je ne vais pas pouvoir mettre mon sac a dos sur le dos sans tomber sur le lit....ainsi a 19 ans on a toujours besoin de papa et maman pour nous aider! jpars dans 5 heures a l aeroport! Adios ...

To Montréal! (Part 1), Montreal, Canada travel blog

To Montréal! (Part 1)

A travel blog entry by joshnadeau

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We left early(ish) the next morning to get to Montréal in good time - which meant a hasty HI breakfast and a quick nip to the truck. The underground parking lot didn't look any less like the Batcave this morning than it did yesterday. But I digress. We ...

BINGO!!!, Montreal, Canada travel blog

BINGO!!!

A travel blog entry by chelseaj

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BINGO, BINGO, BINGO!!! Yes thats right on Thursday night Michelle, Angie, Angie's Mum and I all went into Lachute and played Bingo. It was so fun and very intense and best of all Michelle won $300....no joke! It was so great and we still cant believe it. ...

First Impressions, Montreal, Canada travel blog

First Impressions

A travel blog entry by jess1833

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... was pretty shocked to roll over and find it was 9am. 9 AM! That's the latest I've slept since I've been in Canada. Anyway, I woke up hoping Montreal would change my first impressions and that's when the next blog comes in.        ...

Less than a month to go, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Less than a month to go

A travel blog entry by segacs

Wow, it's been way too long since I've travelled anywhere.  Less than a month to go, and counting. The trip's shaping up.  Plans are deliberately loose, but I've secured a free patch of floor to crash on, and a personal tour guide with ...

Mon-roy-al, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Mon-roy-al

A travel blog entry by roweraoul

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... when they say greet me with more than 'Bonjour'...managed to use those old French lessons to some effect...eventually.  Montreal has a collosal underground city but apparently nothing special so I stayed out as I'll probably get lost. Hang with the ...

Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Montreal, Canada travel blog

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

A travel blog entry by bigadventure05

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Spent a week relaxing (after the many previous 3-4 day stops) and exploring a new city. Highlight was two full days of bike riding since the city is very bicycle friendly. You can even ride across the verrry wide St Lawrence river on a bridge with no ...

Test, Montréal, Canada travel blog

Test

A travel blog entry by eloise75

Test. ...

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