La Tour Belvedere
Travel Blogs from Montreal
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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 ...
... just had a remodel-it even had elevators and escalators! Back to the apartment to meet up with some scrap metal guys who at 7pm at night in a busy apartment complex pushed a stove and a steel bathtub down the staircase. Hilarious for me- not so much for everyone else living in the building.We were pressed for time because jenny had a soccer game so we left straight back to Ottawa for her game. Again they won, 3-1 this time, further cementing their spot on the top of the ...
... 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) ...
... br> At the start of Hwy 417 East there is a lot of cones and roadworks the autumn leaves here are changing to orange and reds would love to take a photo but it is constantly raining. The cars are flying passed us even in the pelting it is just like when we were driving to Niagara Falls minus the excessive traffic plus you don't see as many semi's or silly tourists like us. The scenery at Vars (Hwy88 turn off) has changed to farmland lots of corn fields even saw a large Vehicle ...
... to the bus stop still managing to be 50minutes early. I am definitely off Fiji Time! The bus was really nice, with better wifi than the hostel and power sockets, although my adapter was too big too fit in the space. Either way I'd prefer it to be cheaper and take my chances with Greyhound! The hostel in Montreal is on the block behind the main bus and train depot which is handy. Once here I set about planning my next few days. I've made ...
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