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... We saw McGill University which has lovely buildings dating back to the 18th century and the old port area characterised by unique architecture. Our guides told us of the history of Montreal and the very modest beginnings, and the amazing conversion of the waterway by the series of lochs use to avoid the rapids of the river and allow boat navigation. We learned about the early days of commerce through the port and the slow spread ...
Terry's birthday, so we went out to brunch. Halfway across town, deep in the suburbs, to a great restaurant. I don't know how he finds these places. It had an extensive french influenced menu, but he only wanted pancakes with a side order of potatoes, and a bowl of hot chocolate.
Then we caught the train into the Old Town, and and spent a couple of hours at the Montreal History Museum.
We are catching the train to Washington DC ...
... being the practical sort.. "Nah! We're not standing on the rain for them!"...we just went to the shops. Hannah had it sorted as she partied that night with her friends after having dinner with us. It must have been good as the Gaiters won..and we didn't see Hannah till about 10.30 Sunday morning. She had an early lunch with us at Louis's. She had poutine ( a canadian dish of chips and gravy and cheese curds). This was petty good as ...
... salad and veal liver dishes!
A trend of having to pack properly is emerging ... and in this case (no pun intended) it was particularly important since we had to meet Via Rail standards to ensure we could check the luggage onto a train without overweight and/or oversize penalties.
Did we manage it?
You'll have to wait for the next thrilling installment .... in the meantime, please enter the caption competition (see last picture).
... chapel, a crypt church, and a basilica that can accommodate over 2,200 people, this oratory dedicated to Saint Joseph contains many personal items (called ex-votos) left behind by pilgrims - like hundreds of walking canes. Its magnificent organs and its carillon composed of 56 bells give audible testament to the world's great composers.
At the top we entered through the main portico and saw the Basilica. We walked around inside and heard the organ ...
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