Hotel Ruby Foo's
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At the end of our trip it was great to be able to call up to Montreal to visit Jenny's brother and his family (he does own an Irish pub after all!). We stayed a couple of days getting to know Callen and Elora and seeing a little bit of Montreal.
Also, with all of the traveling we were doing since we got engaged, we did not want to buy the …
... 8217;s just time to wait for the end of the flight. We dozed and watched movies as we each have a screen on the back of the seat in front of us. I watched The Monuments Men as Karen Pappas (a friend from high school) had noted from our FB photos that the Madonna and Child in Bruges was the same as the one in this movie. That was exciting! We all wondered which of the many pieces of art that were stolen and then recovered during WWII were ones that we had seen ...
Our travel went as smoothly as we could wish. Our flights were on time and our students were well-behaved ( of course!) We made our connection in Winnipeg and got straight on to our flight to Montreal.
In Montreal we were met by our Uniropa tour representative. Everyone's luggage arrived, and after a quick stop at the airport Tim Horton's to feed ravenous teens, we boarded our bus for Quebec ...
... an Australian (from Brisbane) who thought a fellow Australian should understand...it didn't help that he was flaunting a full deck of cigarettes whilst smoking a joint! It was the first time I'd used the "f" word since I left Australia (quite an achievement for me!) and off was my final word to this disgrace! To be honest though, there is not a hell of a lot to do in Montreal, beyond fashion shopping, and some sites are well out of the city and beyond a walk. I ...
... called Ward Island that was very peaceful and contained tennis courts, a bowling green and a clubhouse. We also found a cool little cafe and given the breeze was chilly we ordered hot drinks and warmed up. From the Ward Island peir we could see an amazing 180 degree vista of the Toronto skyline. What a view! We took some snaps, selfies and soaked in the windswept breeze while viewing the huge metropolis in front of us. Our walk continued past the yacht ...
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