Hampton Suites Laval Quebec
Travel Blogs from Laval
... something like a 16 meter drop over the distance between the two) and the guns set up for the salute on Canada day, but not much more.
The second day I hit the Biodome, which was the Velodrome for the Montreal Olympics, but which has been converted into an - ecosystem display - of the five major biomes that you find in Canada.
Note to Jen: There were turtles (as well as Tortoises) there ... oh deer!
... mother dearest.." (I'm paraphrasing for effect by the way). I was baffled. It was without any sort of pause. He carried on in this fashion the other way, with the sentence mainly French but with fillings of English. The cleverness of Children. The French Canadians are similar being able to be just as Canadian (or English) as they are French, so not just speaking another language but also being able to change the sound of their accents. I think its interesting anyway.
Nowruz which marks the spring equinox has been celebrated by the Persian peoples since Achaemenid times. In Iran it is celebrated as the Persian New Year. Nowruz is also observed by people from Kurdistan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, some tribes in Afghanistan and Central Asia. The last Tuesday night of the year is known as Chaharshanbeh Suri when people jump over bonfires chanting verses asking for strength and purity in their lives. Spring cleaning of the houses and offices ...
... one leg in the canoe and one leg
outside, which is used to push the canoe along the ice. The true purpose of
this stance becomes evident in the races out on the river, where the ice is a
lot more treacherous. At the half-way mark they have to do a very sharp turn,
and return along the same route. This involves a lot of action as the crew
members have to manoeuvre the boats at great speed, while changing their
positions in the boat at the ...
... kids are hungry and thirsty so we decide to go into a cafe/restaurant and order a light meal and refreshments. Both Tim & Sam have taken a liking to Iced Tea because as Sam says....mmmm it is quite refreshing dad, I like it, it’s my favourite! (for now!). After we look around some more and Cheryl finds yet another Christmas shop and buys more ornaments....this years tree is going to be a very international one for sure!!! Then we decided it was time ...