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Except for a couple of rude arrogant french people this has been also very interesting.
It started out very hot again Friday then poured and thundered on and off all day. We got absolutly drenched a few times but it was better than the heat.
Old Montreal is a fasinating place. The Notre Dame Basillica was some …
... swapping languages. After wandering around downtown Montreal we decided to regroup back at the B&B before we headed back into town. The plan was to go to a bar next to the club where 'Arcade Fire' were playing at and see if we can spot them or even better if we could somehow score tickets. We had read that it was only a tiny club and all the tickets were taken by the bands friends and family or hard core fans that had lined up for 8 hours the previous day. We had ...
... with penjings, a 30 foot waterfall, and an ornamental pond.
The Japanese Garden has koi ponds, streams, bridges, a stone garden, bonsai courtyard, and tea garden.
We also went into the Insectarium. We saw more insects than we ladies ever wished to see. It is the largest museum in North America devoted entirely to insects. There is a collection of 225,000 live and mounted specimens.
... 1535. From two lookouts you have a grand vista of the city, even if it was a little wet and misty.
Next was the biggest church you have ever seen. St Joseph's Oratory is the largest church in Canada and 3rd largest dome in the world. It is so large that it has a series of escalators internally. Father Andre initiated the building of the basilica in 1904. The current church was started in 1924 and completed in 1967. Father Andre died in 1937 and was canonised as ...