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Whilst we have been in Montreal for a few days, we have mainly been at the grand Prix circuit, and whilst we have seen much of the city we haven't seen the tourist sights. Today was our last full day in Montreal so it was now or never. The weather gods however had different ideas! We had been fairly lucky with the weather over the grand Prix weekend, not a drop not rain on Saturday or Sunday. But it ...
... in agent. Score! I'm still a status member with Skyteam, and clearly it has its perks. I made it through security in record time thanks to NEXUS, and am starting to wonder how I ever travelled before all these VIP perks. I got some coffee and breakfast, saw a tour group full of people wearing sparkly santa hats, and am now at the gate waiting to depart. So far, my flight appears to be on time.
Goodbye, snowy Montreal. Next stop: Mexico City. ˇVámonos!
... the rain started. We walked to the big cross on the hill which is the height marker for how tall structures in Montreal are allowed to beThe huge oratory church was the next stop on the adventure. Dad and Courtney were pretty impressed, not only with the size, but the construction of it too.
It was gettin late so we headed home, changed, before catching a taxi to the surprise dinner Jenny and I had planned. We still didn't ...
... to dinner and watch the Montreal ice hockey game. All the pubs were really busy with all the locals out to watch the game. We watched the game at Hurleys Irish pub which happened to be one of Beth's favourites. The game didnt go the way everyone wanted with New York winning 1-0, meaning Montreal were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
From one French-Canadian city to the next. Tomorrow we head to Quebec City.
B & L ...
... when we visited NYC so we should recognise it! The Montreal version is tiny in comparison.
We then visited the Bank of Montreal which looks very much like the Pantheon in Rome. There is a reason behind this, according to our guide Ismael. The rationale was that back in the 1800’s people didn’t trust banks and kept their money under their mattress. To portray an image of success the buildings were built to look old, semi-religious and ...