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... is called "The Ocean" and runs twice p/week
between Halifax and Montreal. The coaches are only about 8 or so years old and
were built to be used between places such as Edinburgh and the Continent via
the Chanel tunnel. As this never happened they were sold to Via Rail here in
Canada and used on this service.
sleeping compartment is a 2 berth compartment and is really nice. It has its
own bathroom with shower etc. At the rear of the train is one of ...
... the Olympic centre to go up the inclined tower. Great views over the city. There were a couple of bus tours going up when we were there but we were still able to see well in the car as well as up the top.
It was very overcast and the clouds were getting darker when we came down. Walked around the perimeter of the centre to find the replica cauldron and Olympic rings. Had considered going back to Parc Mont Royal but weather against us for walking up the hill.
... and glided back down the mountain and enjoyed a lovely walk through the adjacent Mont Royal Park which was apparently designed by the same designer as Grand Central Park in New York City. After two hours of climbing, posing for photographs and trudging through the ice and snow, the tour guide took us to Old Montreal, the old city center with remains dating back to New France. We entered a cute restaurant in which apparently one of the best poutine in town was served. ...
... the lady on reception and she was very sympathetic and said the guy who cleared out the fridge would be in at 4pm. She would mention it to him and we could speak to him later to find out what happened. We were annoyed as we had around $20 CAD worth of food in there and more than that, it meant we had to go shopping again! Despite being annoyed we were nice with the lady and just wanted to talk to the guy to find out what happened.
So we went ...
... Whilst admiring the views of the city I asked Rish if they get much wildlife in the park. Rish replied 'actually... Thats strange'. You could then see him looking around the viewing platform and into the surrounding bushes until finally he said ' oh, there they are....racoons'. I spun around super excited and rushed over to the open grassy area where you could see a small crowd of people and a few camera flashes. Oooooo there was about 7 or 8 racoons of varying ...