Auberge de la Place Royale
Travel Blogs from Montreal
... more than English would be so handy. For the first time I said at a place using Air BnB - a level up from couch surfing. It was a massive weekend in Montreal so struggled to find somewhere to say. And that was looking over a month ago! I stayed with a guy called Roger in the Village. He had a great condo in an awesome area and I mastered the Metro pretty quickly. It was all due to Osheaga - a three day music festival. And I was lucky enough to get a ticket. Imagine Falls ...
... the same
that you lost track of where you were and constantly had a DeJaVu occurrence. So
much so that I felt we had entered a porthole to a different planet. Or in fact
had entered the twilight zone where every time we travelled 50km’s it was like
being on a giant Monopoly board and passing go all the time, resetting to the
After a short detour for lunch to avoid the
roadhouse diet we arrived early evening and up ...
... to rain, then snow. There was far more ice on the river at Poughkeepsie than there was three weeks ago when we walked across the bridges in the sunshine.
The snow stopped after a while and the sun came out. The railway line heads north, up through New York state to Quebec. There is a lot of wild, seemingly uninhabited, mountainous country. I had to make an effort to stay awake after our early start, but the scenery ...
... I check my bags for the train as I was 1.5 hrs early for boarding. I decided to walk over to the farmers market across from the station. Here they have lots of local produce, I brought a some strawberries, macaroons and a chocolate custard croissant. Yumyum. I went for a walk along the water, but it was very windy so I went back to the station to warm up with a coffee and wait for the train. I like the train. It's an easy way to travel. ...
... It was delicious! And the lady serving us informed us that that day she was making 350 pies for Hugh Jackman and his crew as they were filming X-Men nearby. We then went in search of The Original Bagel shop on Fairmont St (so good) before heading south towards the Old Port. After a long day of walking we decided to try out Gary and Kevin's Tabaka fitness class. It was a great workout and something we'll look to do in the ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service