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... the plausiblility of buying some, but I regretfully walked away empty handed. We then tried Maple Syrup Ice Cider. This was probably the quintessential example that you can have too much of a good thing. It was sickly and overpowering. The two things should not be mixed!
We visited a cathedral and a stunning basilica, where a nervous tour guide apologised in advance for her English, and then spoke the language better than I can.
After wandering the streets ...
... to be feeling it more than I. There are nice bus shelters, but sometimes there are old women in there smoking (not allowed), so we have to wait outside.
Needed to go to a Target for a few things today, and I'm no expert on this store, but it seemed more upmarket than its Australian cousin. And you can get groceries as well. Almost got lost finding it, as we weren't prepared today, normally Terry has each trip organized precisely. We tried asking locals ...
... sits the Bank of Montreal founded in 1817 the oldest operating banking institution in Canada. Another beautiful building but my photo was blurred in a hurry when you are trying to listen to Catherine and take videos and photos.
On the other side is a red brick building the first high rise with a lift and the stone came from England all the other buildings are built from the limestone of the area. We walked down Rue Saint-Jacques which was once the ...
... in the summer and of course ice skating in the winter. Since we had no luck locating a washroom we quickly moved on. We left the promenade and crossed over towards Rue de La Commune. As I looked back to take my last glimpse of the Old Port I noticed a magnificient white clock tower on the Eastern edge of the port. The clocktower was the Tour de L'Houloge, built to commemorate the sailors and shipment who were lost whilst fighting in the World Wars. Visitors can climb the tower ...
... a good understanding of the culture of the south of Brazil. To my surprise, it really felt like being back in Europe when I first walked out in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. This feeling only grew stronger once I reached majorly European influenced cities such as Curitiba and Porto Alegre. One of the great things about Brazil is that they have what is called a cultural tax, which is charged to all corporations and funds all of the museums and ...