Hotel Le Breton
Travel Blogs from Montreal
... there. I was right. That evening I spoke to loads of people, but met some absolutely wicked people from New York/Florida, that evening we then proceeded to a pub where we had a few more drinks. The thing is, most of the clubs/pubs in Montreal shut at 3am, so after hitting up every we could, we decided we would walk back to the hostel, not only did we dance around a pizza shop on route back but we also decided to jump into a fountain - which was stupidly fun! ...
... North Carolina, then to New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and welcomed the new year with Wendy and John. This year we are heading down what remains of Route 66 to New Mexico. Looking forward to encounters with Ansel Adams, and Georgia O'Keefe, and what ever else serendipity offers. Stay tuned, sing along...
Friday... We left later than planned, ...
... of Montreal (all banks) but now the buildings are condos or hotels.
Next we walked to the industrial/commercial section where the warehouses-stores were erected in the late 1860s and 70s. This area is used in films as the originate gas lights are still there, now all the buildings are either offices, condos or hotels. At least the buildings are being used and are not deteriorating.
There were a few extra buildings Catherine showed us some have ...
... Back at the hostel the evening took an unexpected turn when karaoke was thrown into the mix. It was done via Youtube so anything could be pulled up. Tempting. It took a while to get going, and break through the apathetic mould that almost all American hostels are in, but people seemed to crawl out of the wood work for it. Whilst I made some conversation I was still feeling pretty tired and aware of the early start tomorrow so cut out around ...
... The canoes look a lot like an
Australian surf boat, but lightly constructed.
By now we’re all
freezing, so into the Old Port market to warm up, and have a look at all the
local produce. Sample some, then back to
One of the
highlights of the Winter Carnival is the Night Parade, and we have a lot of
trouble finding out the actual route.
Eventually do, which is a great disappointment, as it’s ...