Hotel Plateau Royale
Travel Blogs from Montreal
Quick walk over to Cafe Imagination for breakfast. Quite delicious. Then back to McGill to get setup for the day.
Got pointed towards Old Port as a place to go on this fine day for walking around. Passed through China town and then reached Old Port.
This section of the city is stone buildings, cobblestone streets and pedestrian friendly. Postcard Montreal.
Yet, to use the term from the Gros Morne geologists, it feels geologically dead. In Gros ...
... br> The first period was dead, and I was wondering if the Canadians are actually as wild about hockey as I have been told. I could talk to Alex in almost a wisper because no one was making any noise at all. Quarter 2 was even more quiet particularly after Florida knocked in a goal, then shortly followed it up with another one. 2-0 at the end of the second period. My doubts were turned around in the 3rd when Montreal had a power play and knocked in a goal. I ...
Very noisy hotel our room is close to the lift entrance and you hear the doors bang every time someone walks down the corridor. The walls are a bit thin too so you can hear people talking glad we have our earplugs but we don't have to wear our blinkers as the room is nice and dark.
At 6am I was woken by a family with young children leaving early and then the steady stream of other people going. At 6.45am I couldn't lay in bed anymore ...
... and see if it lives up to its hype.
Murray does the school run with Olivia, and we spend most
of the day vegging inside. Start
watching “The Hours” on Netflix, a 12-part series, which is really good. Dianne has already seen the first six, but
it’s good to see again.
About 5pm both go on drive to pick Olivia up –
opportunity to get some fresh air.
... So we made our way along St Denis stopping at the SAQ on the way and Dylan bought some blackberry nip liqueur. It's a pretty walk that Guddis and I have done before :)
We said goodbye to Guddis near her place, as she had plans to meet up with Nicoleta for dinner and drinks. We went back to the hotel to relax for a bit, then started getting hungry again later in the evening.
Dylan was craving sweets, so I googled ...