Travel Blogs from Montreal
... Verklempt. Late night walk home under the stars of a warm night was a nice ending to another bon journee in Montreal.
Yesterday we made the trip to the Museum of Modern Art for the special Rodin exhibit and boy were we glad we did. They had a huge number of his sculptures and models and so well presented. We had seen the Rodin Thinker in the garden in Paris and he was still thinking ...
... unpacking and get settled.
This year since there was no rush I was going to spend a weekend in Montreal and get half a free trip out of it. This was my first proper time back in Montreal since 2006.
We were staying at the Sheraton Laval near the end of ...
... the Hyatt Regency to meet Nicole and David for lunch. After a lovely lunch Jacynthe took us on a walking tour of the city.
Montreal is the largest city in the province of Quebec and the second largest in Canada. It was originally called Ville Marie, the City of Mary. It was founded by French colonists in 1642, although there is archeological evidence that the First Nations people occupied the area over 4000 years ago. It now takes its name ...
Woo hoo got out of housework today! I gave James a call and went to go and caught up with him for a quiet beer. We found a little bar and played a game of pool, them another, then another and soon enough that one beer turned into drunk day. After about 4 beers at this one bar we moved to a new pub that James knew for $2.5 beers. After another 4 beers and a plate of chips, we headed to his place for more beers. We headed to ...
... straight from there. This is the kind of friend that she is, and I'm so grateful for that. We just gave each other a huge hug. I was so happy to see a familiar face, and we went to wait for my other bag before sitting down to catch up. The bag failed to show, but when I went round to the baggage claim office and explained the situation, they surmised that it had gone on to Vancouver, and all I needed to do was check in with their counterparts when I arrived in a few ...
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