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... enjoyable meal which was neither quick nor cheap but we all laughed and said ‘Hey this can be our nice restaurant out for this part of our holiday’ and Zach was very well behaved which was a relief. After dinner we ended up chatting over wine and beers in the apartment and having an semi early night so we could hit the International Jazz Festival and do some sightseeing in Old Montreal tomorrow.
Day 1 June 29th
I woke up early with Zach and so left ...
... every year but one since the 1995 race. Except for 2009 when there was no race. We now have it down to an art. We have become good friends with our seat mates in KK 1 and 2 who speak English as well as we speak French. It makes for funny conversations, and we have watched the young boy grow to be a young man over the years we have shared seats in gradin 33.
Unbeknown to us at the time, tragically a corner worked was killed at the conclusion of the ...
... your drive way and found only in the Province of Québec and mainly in Montreal. When your drive way it covered, you can bring your car into the covered tent. The salty, dirty snow and ice melt off the car, once it is cleared and cleaned then you can bring your car into the garage of your home. You don't want to bring the car into the garage with the salt as it will eat away at your home. Some people simply leave their cars there for the winter. Having this TEMP on ...
... last check of the map to realize we still weren't that lost to begin with.
One last slam of the door, after a lunch of leftover pasta and forlorn looks out the kitchen window. One last glass of red wine so we don't have to take the bottle with us.
One last glance at the Grand Canal, the vaporetto and the gondolas as we ride a bus across the bridge and out of the lagoon. One last sigh as we ...
... student factions have threatened - even promised - to disrupt the mega-tourist mega-event. The government's response to these threats is straight-up grumpy, and you can bet there's going to be a lot of police everywhere that weekend, which is never good for anyone. Every sane citizen here hopes nothing will happen, but not everyone here is acting sanely. So people are holding their breaths. I'm sort ...
Other places to stay in Montreal
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- An anniversary getaway to remember!
- Couln't ask for more
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Jeanne-Mance, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $123
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Downtown, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $155
- Always stay here!
- The View? Cheers! The Staff? Jeers!
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Saint-Jacques, Montreal | 5 star hotelfrom $133
- Great Hotel
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Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Avoid this place if you can
- The Good and the Bad
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Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $183
- Only tried the revolving restaurant
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Square Mile, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $162
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Saint-Laurent, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Peter-McGill, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $167
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Downtown, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $136
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Square Mile, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $179
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Saint-Laurent, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Square Mile, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $121
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Ville-Marie, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $121
- Good price, good location
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Downtown, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $92
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Jeanne-Mance, Montreal | 5 star hotelfrom $151
Square Mile, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $120
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Square Mile, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $109
- Not as bad as these reviews say...
- Not as advertised...
- Recommended to friends
Vieux-Montreal, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $155
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- Una excelente ubicación y una suite encantadora.
- Très bon emplacement et suite ravissante
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $100
Peter-McGill, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $144
Quartier Latin, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $121
- Highly Recommend!!
- Nice stay
- Great Stay!