Travel Blogs from Montreal
... here we all sit drinking beer on the front porch on a beautiful Montreal evening. We may be meeting up with a friend tonight and then an early wake up call to leave for the border to New York State tomorrow morning! My phone is being shut off tonight at midnight and I will only be in touch in wifi zones while we're exploring the United States of America for the next 70 days! Update you when I can ...
... Argetinian red wine. With our belts about to burst we forfeited dessert. We were extremely satisfied with the food but the service was to be desired, especially since they didnt fulfil his request for a sweet and attractive lady guest to join our party....I mean that isnt a tall order at all right? We headed back to the apartment to drop the car off and to head to our drinks. Rish had booked us tickets to an after party for the TED convention which was being held near his ...
... I continue my walk deeper and deeper into the heart of the 185 acre park, and with every turn, I encounter a new surprise. Just when I think the artists can't possibly create anything more stunning than what I've just seen, all of a sudden a new masterpiece emerges out of the earth before me.
MIM is absolutely engaging, charming, enchanting and mesmerizing! If you enjoy the creative process, art in general, believe in sustainability or merely love botanical ...
... Eric organized and picked up so we could get Zach settled and in bed.
Chris graciously offered to stay home with Zach so Eric, Emily and I could catch up so we went out in the Plateau Mont Royal for a drink or 5. I also really needed to come down from my Jazz Fest drama. We walked down Mont Royal Street for 2 kms to go to the La Distillery bar which was recommended to me by my brother but when we arrived it was packed, too noisy and there was nowhere to sit so ...
... which was followed by 4 races in other series. We're home now and off to Old Montreal for the festivities.
The rain pretty much curtailed any outdoor festivities so we went to the Senator and had the festival du Hommard and called it an early night.
Sunday gave us 4 more races before the F 1 race, which turned out to be a colossal bore. Vettel ran away with it, lapping all but the top 4 cars. The rain of 2011 made for a very exciting race but ...
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