Travel Blogs from Montreal
... Another proper drinking establishment. Hanging out on the patio. Why can't places like this exist in the states. Not filled with hipsters and duchebags. Quiet enough to think or hold a pleasant conversation. Maybe it's just Monday night or the way people roll here.
The thing about taking a walk with a cigar is it forces you slow down. Breathe, contemplate, actually think about more than the next thing to do. Been a fair bit of this trip actually. Even the long hard ...
... being jet-lagged is exactly the feeling of coming off night shifts - awful and you want to sleep so bad but all you can manage to do is take naps here and there when your body is so ridiculously tired (like on airport benches with your backpack as a pillow and you wake up with drool on your scarf surrounded by people when you were the only one there when you fell asleep!).
It's about 20 degrees Celsius here and sunny on and off and I'll do a bit ...
... br> Another hour on and we crossed the border into Quebec. Now I didn't originally plan a trip to France but hey while i'm here I might as well drop in for a bit. The first visible thing we noticed was that the street signs changed instantly from English to French. We crossed the bridge over the river and were on the island of Montreal. Navigating to the city was easy even though we couldn't read any of the signs but we eventually found ...
... Yannick's wife pulled in and showed us the apartment which is in the basement or we would not have know which one it was, as there are three apartments. The owner Yannick and his family live in No.1.
Well this apartment is an eye opener not quite what you see online and the reviews on Trip Advisor are not quite the same as what we saw or smelt. Richard and I just looked at each other and said “well it is only for two nights!!” ...
... pickups, followed by
dinner, and uploading of diary and photos
on living in a cold climate
We were interested in seeing the winter lifestyle of
North America. We imagined the lifestyle would be different, and wanted to see
how it was different. Certainly the
degree of difficulty is a lot greater than in Sydney, with such delights as
cleaning snow off cars, fitting winter tyres, digging parked cars out of ...