Gite du Parc Lafontaine Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... we have been here. Drove along the south side of the river and crossed back over a huge bridge to stop the night at Cornwall. Couldn't find anywhere to watch the ABs play Argentina sadly.
This morning we drove into Montreal - we are staying in the centre and it has a good feel about it so have booked in for three nights. We have walked miles through town and then up through a lovely forested hill which they call Mount Royal - 768 feet above sea level and just behind our hotel.
... even if they did roll their eyes and report the fault as a "user error" which I'm sure most of mine are.). First of all, my iPad wouldn't charge - the battery was down to around 30%. Plugged it in to charge while I had a short luxurious shower and came out to see the percentage had dropped. Remaining outwardly calm I turned it off and decided I perhaps just needed a new charger. Luckily there is an Apple store around the corner. Went in and was greeted by a ...
... The tower is an impressive construction but not particularly pretty.
Just by coincidence I happened to be wearing my London 2012 t-shirt which I thought funny as I was at the 1976 Olympic Park.
After the Olympic Park we headed to the downtown area of Montreal on the Metro. We wandered around and saw Rue Crescent which is very lively with bars and restaurants. We did a bit of window shopping and popped into the Oakley store which was ...
... and ate my cinamon and raisin bagel from yesterday which was great! After a 25 minute walk I arrived at the house where I'm staying for the next week which I found through couch surfing. It's so nice here! A house of 4 French girls, 3 her studying and 1 on a visa, very central, clean, and I have my own bedroom?! So exciting! Spoke with Sarah on skype for half an hour which was nice, then went for a run by the river and around the local area ...
... for the Biodome on the same day we went to the Botanical Gardens and Insectarium. We did not have sufficient time to use these tickets on the previous day. We are using them today. The Montreal Biodome offers a close encounter with four ecosystems of the Americas. 4800 animals from 230 different species and 750 plant types coexist under the same roof. Today is the day for school field ...