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... serious, there was comic relief I visited Arlington Cemetery. While the cemetery is the final resting place of many notable figures among them most of the Kennedy family and President Taft.
There was a lot of things to in DC and, best of all, most of them are free (very welcome after New York prices). As well as free museums, the hostel offered free tours and excursions. On the Friday, I was able to attend a free concert at the Kennedy Center where ...
... br> After a decent sleep in we headed downstairs to find our included breakfast of local bakehouse Fairmount bagels, fresh coffee and fruit. Montreal is known for having some of the best bagels in the world, even better than NYC. The two main rival bagel companies are Fairmount and St Viateur. We were immediately on team Fairmount as this was the favoured brand of the man who ran the B&B. We have to admit though that this wasn't a bad thing as Fairmount bagels ...
First day in the city, where I bask in the glorious weather, stroll her lively streets and feel the cultural vibe. After finding an ATM to garner Canadian cash, I spy something special. Just outside the gate to McGill University, staring up into the canyons of modern, mirrorlike skyscrapers, a unique sculpture catches my eye.
One of the benefits of city life is public art. This sculture by Raymond Mason is exceptional, causing one ...
... motorbikes though. Dual sports, Harleys and lots of sports bikes.
The road from the Ottawa to Montreal seemed to go on forever. Being tired and having a sore butt made it feel even longer. I missed a turning so we had to stop on the fast lane side shoulder and back pedal slowly up to the junction. I blame it on the stupid signs.
My homing Pigeon skills came in useful though down town as we got straight onto the right road and found the Holiday Inn no problem. ...
... s favourite song and Burning Love by Elvis. He also had a dig at ‘She & Him’ for preventing their fans from recording the show on their phones. Chris Isaak said he always encourages people to record the shows and post them on YouTube.
Friday 5 July 2013
Well the only thing we hadn’t seen yet was the Canal de Lachine. Running 14.5 kilometres one way there is a dedicated bike path along the canal from the Old Port of Montreal to ...
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