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... to rain, then snow. There was far more ice on the river at Poughkeepsie than there was three weeks ago when we walked across the bridges in the sunshine.
The snow stopped after a while and the sun came out. The railway line heads north, up through New York state to Quebec. There is a lot of wild, seemingly uninhabited, mountainous country. I had to make an effort to stay awake after our early start, but the scenery ...
... it was up hill. It was probably only 18 degrees but because it was so humid we were sweating a fair bit. It was strange to see people running and walking with sweat streaming off them on a day in September. After our run, shower and morning bagel taste testing we walked to the area where Montreal's old town is located. It's probably the prettiest area in regards to the old buildings and a lot less people. We walked to the old town through McGill University campus which ...
... Village is on Parc Jean Drapeau. Named after a long time mayor of Montréal who was responsible for all things modern in Montreal including the World's Fair in 1967. The islands hosted the pavilions
The most spectacular view of Montreal is to be found at the Snow Village
Closest Métro: Jean Drapeau on the Yellow Line.
From there walk to the Aquatic Centre where the information counter is located.
... her which was adorable. We bumped into a local lady walking her Alaskan malamute, Flash, and stood chatting to her for a while. Flash was huge and so cuddly, he didn't mind a group of strangers fussing him, and he kept howling on demand for us- he was lush. We stopped for pictures nears the lake and then continued on into the park proper- there were lots of statues and monuments that you could climb on so we had a good play on them. As we were taking photos, an ...
... to Mont Royal Park. We stopped off at a supermarket on the way to get everything we needed for a packed lunch then we set off in the rough direction of the park, hoping it would be pretty obvious where it was when we got near.
We went past the university where there were quite a few protestors, then past the hospital before moving away from the tall buildings and into the flat open area of the park. It didn’t remain flat for very long though and the walk to the top ...