Hotel des Arts
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Montreal was a pretty and lively city with some lovely buildings and a very French feel - narrow streets and lots of street cafes.
Took a bus tour of the old Quebec town in the morning. The tour was okay, but foggy windows made it awkward. We saw the old fort, citadel, Place Royale, Castle Frontenac, and the Plains of Abraham where the French -- British war lasted all of 20 minutes. After the tour we stayed around, and walked through the shops in the Fort. The boys rode a …
... and from that he does not trust my judgement). Sure enough when I looked at the map we were going in the wrong direction. He was right. So we turned around and started walking up a hill with his constant reminder that he was right, he was right, he was right!!! We walked, and walked up a hill for a good 20 minutes, and it was quite steep. Ordinarily this probably wouldn't bother me too much. It was a cool, overcast morning, we hadn't done much walking yet so my legs ...
... driven from Victoria in British Colombia, and was thinking of heading towards Florida for the warmer weather (we have the same plan). We may come across her again down the track. We have met lots of interesting people on our travels.
Pics of the falls at Grand Falls, New Brunswick. It started to snow at Grand Falls when we arrived. Continued to drive through sleet and snow on our way to Quebec city in Quebec.
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... the Pantheon in Rome with its immense colonnaded edifice and domed ceiling. Since it was the weekend we were unable to take a peek inside but apparently the interior has 32 marble columns and coffered 20m ceiling in Italian renaissance style. The grandeur of this building means it could very easily be mistaken for a city hall or another notable government building rather than a bank. It is very impressive. On the southern edge of the square there were a few tacky tourist ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel des Arts Montreal
Our room was nice, although we were dissapointed to have no fridge, microwave or drink making facilities in the room. The breakfast bar was quite good with cereals, bread and pastries. There is no hotel parking.
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