Travel Blogs from Montreal
... used these days except for maybe Jazz or heavy metal concerts..the acoustics appalling!
The welcome into Canada was not quite as we had hoped for. Firstly, although third off the plane, we were presented with a snaking queue at passport control, resembling HK but without the efficient organisation. We were then instructed to go ...
... sunscreen instead! With a good few hours to go before tonight's interview and show Paul and I set off to explore the Downtown area, wandering along Rue Mansfield to Rue Sherbrooke. Home to museums and galleries, we admire the street art on display and then start the climb into Mont Royal, the park which cover the higher reaches of the mountain from which the city derives its name. We make it up the initial stages, overtaken by seasoned joggers and hikers with ...
... Best Buy. Andrew seemed to think New Hampshire is cheaper due to their policies about tax breaks but I compared some prices of some items I bought in Macy’s New York and Macy’s was better!! This surprised him somewhat! We then continued our journey along the I-93 through Hew Hampshire and then the I-91 through Vermont and into ...
... with the chain stores and a few Starbucks like the rest of the city!
After having a wander around the Plateau, buying my sunglasses and a crepe for lunch, I got on another bus to the top of the mountain. Unsure as to where I should disembark, I followed the crowds and found myself by a huge beautiful lake, Lac du Castors (Beaver Lake), which was just gorgeous, especially with the sun. The lake was surrounded by park, hills, flats, trees... and probably ...
... from my visit was purged in a cathartic shower of violence rather later on, when Laurence, Philippe, and I watched a ridiculously bloody Samurai epic. And thus, I went to bed highly satisfied with my lot, and my view of the city.
I had originally planned to leave Montreal on Tuesday, but by Monday morning I knew that was never going to happen. There was WAYYYY too much to see, and no time to see it in. Unfortunately, Laurence and Philippe could not host me for an ...
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Saint-Leonard, Montreal | Motelfrom $100
Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montreal | 2 star motelfrom $61
Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Montreal | Motelfrom $124