Travel Blogs from Montreal
... and the weather was sunny although a little chilly. We walked down to the edge of the St Lawrence, along the front to the start of the Lachine Canal. Built to enable ships to pass upstream bypassing the Lachine Rapids it was a major engineering feat.
The canal was enlarged before ships became too big and the canal was replaced in 1959 with the St Lawrence Seaway.
The canal is a pleasant walk and interesting for its industrial history. ...
... Bea…she brought her DJ equipment and met us there with Timela… this was the pre-party (some drinking – lol) prior to the dancing at the SKY club later…
But prior to the festivities in the apartment – we all settled in then headed out to the village – grabbed a late lunch at this placed called "1000 Grammes", it was pretty good and you guessed it, the drinking started as we got pitchers of Sangria. Oh wow did we down those quickly ...
Et tout le reste: and all the rest...
Après toutes ces années, de nouveaux changements dans ma vie m'éloignent du Canada. J'espère que ce ne sera pas définitif, mais pour le moment je ne sais pas ce qu'il va se passer donc j'ai préféré faire un tour d'honneur et essayer de revoir un maximum d'amis avant de partir.
Avant de prendre une pause à Vancouver je suis donc passé par ...
... for a bit catching up with family before heading back out to see the Pont Jaques-Cartier bridge and get a few pictures. Walking up and across that bridge was horrible,I could just see down and the fast flowing river looked inviting for anything I would be careless enough to drop. My legs were shaking but I was determined to get some good photos so soldiered on until I decided it would be dark soon and headed back to the hostel to make some dinner and regain the feeling in my ...
... warmth its cold. The houses, apartments are not built for cold weather. Very often it is warmer outside then it is inside
In Northern Europe it stays dark for long hours, the Netherlands, The UK.. and other parts its grey, if it snows its slushy and damn, wet and lucky if you see the sun. In the countries around the Mediterranean its often rainy in winter. I remember Beirut and the sea swells. I spent years in Cairo in the winter from December to February it can ...
Other places to stay in Montreal
Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace, Montreal | 3 star motelfrom $102
Saint-Leonard, Montreal | Motelfrom $101
Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montreal | 2 star motelfrom $67
Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Montreal | Motelfrom $124
Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Montreal | Motelfrom $93