Travel Blogs from Montreal
... I'm used to that now, so off I headed. I did get a nice surprise in the Chinese garden. There was a fox sound asleep. He finally moved when he heard me undo the tri pod. I got some nice photos there, but I think they maybe a bit dark. It was really overcast. I then headed over to the Japanese garden and there wasn't much to see there. I could have continued walking around the gardens, but decided that it was snowing and ...
... entertainment. It was after 8pm and we decided we had better head the the main dining room for dinner. The dining room was beautifully laid out, and i was ably escorted to a table for 2 by a window by the restaurant manager Sergio. I think I will like Sergio very much, he reminds me of Danny Devito, short in stature but big on personality!!!!!!! Again the food could not be faulted nor the drinks. I think we are going to get very spoiled and gain a few kilos on this ...
... we had a pint and then walked back to the piers. We were back in our hotel at 6pm to relax for the rest of the night.
After breakfast we checked out and took our bags to the Greyhound bus terminal and put our bags into lockers.We then walked all the way to the park and spent a couple of hours lazing by the lake. We also visited the free museum at the university and then ate ...
... more than my home town.
Montreal is probably the coolest bilingual city on Earth. Cheap drinks, great night life, friendly people, wonderful architecture, vibrant and clean city and who can forget the 10 day jazz festival. This city is definitely one to come back to - a very liveable city. It will be interesting to see how the other Canadian cities compare. Come at me Toronto!
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be totally honest: I have no idea where we went in that park. The entire thing
was covered in snow and ice (we spent a good 45 minutes total playing on the
ice, watching shallow parts crack, kicking bits around and laughing at
low-friction surfaces) and so we most likely walked over the numerous lakes one
can find on a map of the area. Hopefully good photos resulted.