Auberge Sainte Denis
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Have you ever said something and wondered a bit later how you could have been so utterly wrong about it??
Well, Jessy and I were about to experience it.
Since our fridge could only offer us molded cheese and a few onions we figured we had to go grocery shopping now if we did not want to go to bed without dinner. Quickly dressed with gloves, scarfs and earmuffs we figured we would be back in just a few minutes, the store was only four blocks away.
... tour focused on the Old Town, Old Port, the former Wall St area and then a little on the modern parts of Montreal.
The tour started in the square next to the City Hall of Montreal. There is a statue of Nelson atop a column, similar to the one in Trafalgar Square although smaller. The funny story is this column is around 200 years old. In more modern times the French Canadian citizens of the city realised they had not built any monuments to people ...
... largest, however, with that said, it seems a little smaller as it is divided into two factions, this is a little sad and their festivities would be incredible and would closely rival Toronto’s if they ever got their act together and joined forces. The two groups are far apart in their thinking, this is unfortunate – the groups are "Diversité/Diversity de Montreal and Fierté/Pride de Montréal.
The one thing about Montreal Pride is that ...
... the Metric concert was on the 29th at 2pm at Niagara falls. There was simply no way to make it to the concert venue in time. Even catching a 6:45 AM train would not get me there on time. It was either seeing Metric - or experiencing the worlds biggest Jazz festival. It was not an easy decision.
At 4.30 AM I stumbled back to the hostel and booked an extra night. Metric would have to wait for another ...
... dinner at an Indian Place we tried to get into Fédération Ukrainienne to listen to David Byrne and Win Butler. Well, it was totally sold out, so we decided to just walk around and to check out other venues.One of the best bands we met on our way was Holobody (in Casa del Popolo). Two youngsters - unbelieveable young and talented - played some amazing pieces.Hereafter we met a country music band - Mats and Petter were waiting for some time that ...
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