Travel Blogs from Montreal
I began reading Robinson Crusoe recently for the similarities and differences alike to my journey, both to find words to describe mine and to enjoy the relative comfort in which I live. A common theme in the novel is the slower perception of time; when Crusoe does anything, it takes ten days. Rescuing items from his sunken ship, then days, building a fence, ten days, finding fresh water, ten days etc... In short, ...
... and found our accommodation without taking any wrong turns the whole way! YAY! As we started to park, a man walked up the car and told us to move back 20 meters or so, as to avoid getting a ticket. That was a great blessing for us, as where we would park at this hostel was always a bit of a mystery.
We got our stuff in, got our key to our bunk bed-ed room, and headed out for the late afternoon and dinner. We went exploring, ...
... plus the fact that it's the closest major city to
Boston that's still in Quebec, and it was an easy decision. An easy decision
that was made very, very hastily.
remember that I did not plan ANYTHING for my Iceland trip. I got lucky, no one
got hurt, things turned out pretty okay, all things considered (by which I mean
oh my god I love it can I go back yet?). So I figured what's the worst that can
Typically chaotic day that precedes travel. The realization that every task at work will not be closed to your satisfaction and yet the certainty that it will remain for your return. As you pursue your brief adventure, the world will roll along in your absence. In fact, your electronic leash will offer regular reminders of what awaits your return to normal. It seems perverse to feel nostalgic about something ending which has only begun! I find it difficult to say goodbye at the ...
... t even to go into any of them and then to top it all off you have to tip the guy...WTF!!!
My last day in Montreal was spent at six flags theme park, this park was awesome there were heaps of roller coasters and water rapid rides to go on and because I had gotten there early there were absolutely no lines!!
Next stop on the way is Toronto and an early start in the morning to make it onto the ferry!