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... I was right with my bearings now. About two blocks from the hostel an old lady just dropped to the ground, I stopped to help then realised I can't speak a word of French so was useless, luckily she was alright so I kept on my way. I've now made it back to the hostel, thank goodness!! Probably wasn't that dramatic of a day but it's overwhelming when everything is in French and people tend to speak more of it than English, bring on the usa with all English speaking people haha.
... a trusted companion on this trip.
Bike running great and the Anikees did well in the wet.
Reached the Royal Victoria College residence at McGill around 7:15 Montreal time after winding my way through downtown streets. West Island corporate sprawl this is not.
Nor is Montreal the quiet, self assured and humble Halifax. A walk down Rue University to Rue St. Catherine's was a rapid wake up to the nonstop, over branded, look at ...
... to music, and everyone else seemed to be as exhausted as my mum and dad and passed out completely in some of the most uncomfortable positions I've ever seen. The funny thing that did occur though was that when the train stopped at the delay we could hear the man behind us talking, snoring and moaning in his sleep and it was hilarious. But so far with that delay when they were fixing ...
... city (big shopping mall). Old Montreal was looking particularly picturesque in the snow and Jami and Zayd seemed to manage to find the biggest drifts to clamber through wherever we went. Zayd had to empty the snow out of his boots a couple of times. It's been quite a bit warmer today though, only -12 felt positively warm! Yesterday we were out in -16 (-30 windchill) it was almost unbearable at times, especially when we (rather unwisely) ...
... food and show off their trophies and awards that they had won for their food!
After another 3 hour drive the next, and last stop of the day was Montreal. We first went to the Olympic Tower which was built for the 1976 Olympics and then went into town for dinner. Time for another short sleep now before our 5am wake up call to head back over the border to the US ...