Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Montreal
And we're off again! Next stop Montreal and home of the Canadian Grand Prix track. This world wind trip is leaving little time for rest and recuperation but we are certainly getting to see many different places and sights. Even coming out of Montreal, we could see some lovely waterfalls from the express way and the scenery is generally very nice as …
We made it to Montreal on Sunday! Once you get in Quebec all signage turns to French. A visit to the grocery store where all items are in french but they are playing english music. They like our music!!
We took the subway to Old Montreal, which was an experience! It is very hard to get around not ...
... s deli. On the same street at Patati Patata , we’d opted to visit there first and collect that night’s dinner from Schwartz’s as a takeaway. Possibly the wrong choice as the warm welcome we got from the guys behind the counter at Schwartz’s is probably as friendly as Montreal gets.
Unable to handle two sit down dinners back to back in our salopettes our smoked meat sandwiches were packaged off and taken back to the hostel ...
... but the works on display in this exhibition were breathtaking. Huge glass sculptures of multiple colours and beautifully lit- words cannot do them justice.
Wining and dining is a serious business for Montrealers. A very nice French Onion soup can be got in “Vogue” and light snacks and drinks in lively bars can be found in The Crescent- a buzzing street in the centre where a very short black skirt seems to be the uniform for a lot ...
... to adapt for us to life in South America. Although we spoke hardly any Portuguese, simply using a Google translate app on my phone we were able to effectively communicate with the locals and learn more about the culture. Given that Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina are each culturally unique in their own way here is a summary of my reflections on each of the countries:
Brazil Almost 80% of the trip was spent in Brazil, which allowed us to ...
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