Travel Blogs from Montreal
... montreal where we saw beautiful churches and buildings. We found a cheap and cheerful asian restaurant where we had our dinner. I got some noodles with pork and they had sliced the pork so thin it looked like noodles! It was crazy! On the way to our hotel we saw a Ben & Jerrys shop where we got ice cream. YUM YUM YUM! We got home and went straight to bed. Thanks - Grace
... programmed our funny talking GPS to old town Montreal. We crossed a big bridge that looked like it had seen way too much snow and salt in the winters and made Ted nervous. He doesn't like high bridges anyway and this bridge crosses the St. Lawrence seaway so one end is really high to let the freighters pass beneath. We found parking right in the heart of the city next to City Hall (or Hotel de Ville in French). We grabbed our umbrellas even though the rain ...
... a trusted companion on this trip.
Bike running great and the Anikees did well in the wet.
Reached the Royal Victoria College residence at McGill around 7:15 Montreal time after winding my way through downtown streets. West Island corporate sprawl this is not.
Nor is Montreal the quiet, self assured and humble Halifax. A walk down Rue University to Rue St. Catherine's was a rapid wake up to the nonstop, over branded, look at ...
... given better weather and probably would have seen a completely different country, but when we think of Canada, its this snowy frozen Canada we imagined so great to see it like this.
Canadian delicacies tried: Beaver tail, Poutine, Ceasars, Local Beers, Snails, Bacon in Maple Syrup, Nanaimo bars
Cities Visited: Toronto, Montreal, Quebec, Moncton, Charlottetown, Ottawa
... up with excellent views of the chutes and gorge. It was a perfect length to stretch out our legs and enjoy the stunning landscape!
After the stop, we were back on the road! We finally made it into Montreal fairly late, which happened to mean that the streets were packed with people out on the town. It was nice to finally get settled in after so much driving, and to be back in town to visit ...
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