Travel Blogs from Montreal
Ok, after one week in Canada I must admit: I love Canada :) maybe because it's so similiar to Austria: metric system (eventually), drinkable tap water, good food, normal cars...
and Montreal is like Vienna, same size, same amount of inhabitants, good public transport system, high safety ...
... have three kids and were very
hospitibal, we had a lovely night with them learning more about Quebec
and tasting traditional Quebec Choumer Pudding and some great steaks.
we were off to Quebec city, we spent our time in Old Quebec City which
was the only city in Quebec the Americans couldn't capture. It is a
truly beautiful place, very European and good food! They are very
forthright though when it comes to tips ...
... Benjamin-Victor Rousselot supervised the interior design, based on the stunning medieval gothic structure La Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. He certainly got it right - having been to Sainte-Chapelle, I immediately recognized the striking royal blue and stars used to color the interior above the altar. It reminds me of a night sky, the stars sparkling so clearly you don't want to come inside. A beautiful church and I do agree, a must on your list of things to see in Montreal.
... ticketing counter. Fine enough, off we go. For those of you who know me well, you can imagine how sunny my disposition is at this point. The air conditioning may have been working at full power, but I was far from being cool. :-) Once again we journeyed off to our third queue. I should also point out that at each of these customer service areas, there was only one staff member working. Montreal is an international airport filled with passengers. But, apparently Air Canada ...
... I had a chicken pesto and mushroom savoury crepe just like I used to order at ‘the Always Place’ in San Francisco that I frequented regularly with my friend Liz. I have now decided the Plateau Mont Royal is the best neighbourhood in the world and beats out Kitsilano my former favourite. I could live here in a heartbeat as could Chris.
We hopped on the 11 bus on Mont Royal street up to the top of Parc du Mont Royal, 10 minutes away. Montréal ...
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