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... we enjoyed a beer that we'd smuggled into the park, and I even caught a glimpse of a racoon, at which point I was cursing that I had chosen to leave my proper camera in my room.
Afterwards, we headed for a place to have a few drinks. One American who we was with, who embraced the Montreal culture to levels I had not known was possible, had been banging on all evening about a bar that had traditional Quebec music each night. The rest of the group wanted to go to a ...
... York tomorrow morning, leaving at 9.30am, arriving about 2.30am on Sunday morning. Not really looking forward to that.
We have enjoyed Montreal, but the cold has restricted our sightseeing, which was to be expected. Terry is happy as he wanted to experience cold weather first hand, and see how ordinary people coped. When we got home about 5.30pm, it was -13 degrees, feels like - 18, and there is snow predicted for tomorrow.
... d'Armes where we sat on a bench ate our lunch to their lovely music. With a little time to spare we walked up Rue Notre-Dame to the Three Court Houses. The first courthouse was built in 1856 a neo-classic style typical of the first half of the 19th century, the second 1925 version is a return to classic simplicity with an imposing colonnade and the modern one now handles all the cases. The first courthouse till 1970 handled civil issues. Time was marching ...
... in the end and we landed in Rio de Janeiro safely.
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Due to the fact that I had been working the weeks leading up to our departure and did not have as much free time as before I left for India, almost all of the logistics in terms of accommodation and land transport was arranged while travelling. I used Airbnb for the first time and really enjoyed it as it is very popular in South America. We booked almost all of our ...
... out on the lake, and ended up spending 2 hours lesiurely kayaking, moored up on a pontoon and jumped in for a swim, was blissful! Another life is beautiful moment. It's so idylic here. Elliot is the only one who doesn't speak French and seemed rather glad when I arrived so have been speaking a bit lf English, but the woman in my room is French so practised a bit with her. After the lake, Elliot and I went in ...