Travel Blogs from Montreal
... the Old Port beach which can be accessed during the summer months for free. It has permanent fibreglass beach umbrellas.
We tried some maple syrup products at a small maple syrup museum. The taffy was great - served on crushed ice. You wrap it around a paddle pop stick or it can be put into vanilla ice cream. We tried it over the ice.
Back on the train to go to the Downtown part of town where there are kilometres of underground ...
... staircases at the front and back. It's very spacious and cosy with a wood burning stove which we might light when we have the energy! It seems to be in a good location with a street of restaurants (Peruvian to French and lots of other cuisine) and shops at the end of our street. I will NOT be fasting in Montreal!! Samih's knocking on the window for me to join him for a walk, it'll take me 10 mins to don my gear. Will add some photos ...
... we get off at Mont-Royal. This was very easy had no problems finding the right platform just follow the right colour and name. Another quick ride just two stops to Mont-Royal but then we missed the No.11 bus and had to wait 30 minutes. Wish we had our winter jumpers on the wind goes straight through you.
We use the same ticket and the Driver was helpful told us which stop to get off and some other people were also getting off there too. If we had of ...
... what the fuss was about. This end of Montreal was actually busier than where I had been so far and held a long strip with all kinds of shops and a few tramps for good measure.Not wanting to get lost having not taken a map with me I decided to walk up the strip for a while before retracing my footsteps and heading back through a park I had seen on a way,having a cheeky look around the lake to see if I could see anything with fins attached swimming about. When I got back I ...
Or all this week? What another fun day in Montreal. I wanted a winter vacation and I got one! Today was a good time, enjoying Mother Nature and journeying back up to Parc du Mont-Royal via local bus. Our first stop on the mountain, mobile coffee shop. What a great idea, selling coffee out of the truck of a car on a busy Saturday. We wanted to check out the winter activities available. Snow tubing was our first choice - too early in the season. Don't know why, seems ...
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