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Travel Blogs from Montreal
... I had chosen to do my usual 'first day' thing and just take a walk around the city. What everyone says about Montreal is correct, it's beautiful! Unless you're in downtown, the buildings aren't too high, there is artwork all over the streets and buildings, there's parks and hills - I fell in love with it, it would actually be perfect if it wasn't so french!!!! So I walked to the clock tower, right beside the water and had a wonder up and down various streets, I got so ...
... fascinating I was mesmerised. Terry read the Wall Street Journal.
The train was quite hot, with many young women in sleeveless tops or singlets. I was a little warm in my Fletcher Jones sweater.
We didn't see much wildlife other than bald Eagles, a few deer and lots of ravens. As we got further north near Lake Champlain, there were ice fisherman, sitting fishing through a hole in the ice. Most had a ...
Brekky with everyone was the order of the morning and afterwards we all had some shopping to do. Turns out vans don't go so well in the snow so I needed some boots to keep my feet warm and also needed to pick up some new snowboard boots. After walking around the shopping centre I couldn't find any walking boots that I liked that also fit the criteria of being cheap so ...
... kicked off the Napoleonic wars. Further investigation is required. A trip to the history museum in London may be on the cards when I get back. Particulalry to see how we so successfully dominated the globe in spite of other European nations. It's starting to look like we were barely at peace! And some museuming in DC will certainly help fill in the American blanks, though I'm sure they won't have much to say about their attacks in Canada. It also seems that whilst not ...
... are supposed to be party towns - but Montreal was definitely a good start.
I cannot continue without talking about the cars. It's one of the small things that once you see - you see everywhere - and it is bizarre. It's almost like going to a country to find nobody has noses. You know something should be there - but instead there is a blank slate. An empty palette. More to the point - ...
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