Travel Blogs from Montreal
... and within
minutes the kind staff were there to serve. After checking out the menu and
deciding on my meal a lovely bowl of soup was delivered to my table. As this
was 1st class it was free non alcoholic drinks.
the soup my main course of Smoked Haddoc Pasta was delivered which was simply
delicious and finally followed by a large desert of my favourite chocolate
the beginning of this adventure many people have told ...
... a typical Canadian dish and you can not visit Montreal without eating it at least once! It consists of French fries and cheese curds covered in gravy. I know, that might not sound very appealing, and it definitely does not look very appetizing but it was absolutely delicious. By the time we got back to the hostel at 5 we could consider ourselves Montreal experts! Together with Claire and Francesca I then went to explore the shopping street and I bought some nice maple ...
OK, today was seriously cold.
We had a late start as Terry had some BAS's to do. At midday when we went out, it was -21, feels like -30. Fine, clear and sunny, but cold as. We scuttled to the bus, then took the train to Champ-de-Mars and walked for a few minutes to Château Ramezay built in 1705. Just a house really, but it was very interesting and informative ...
... 200 a year, and there was an outcry across the nation.Of course these benefits come at a cost of increased income and other taxes. They seem quite happy with their system as it is. When I told one Canadian that I pay nearly $700 a month for medical insurance, they just could not believe it.
We had an enjoyable time here, with beautiful clear skies throughout our stay. Now we will take a three hour bus to Quebec City fr a few days. ...
... tomorrow... But got talking to an English guy who went to Mont Tremblant today so already know someone there! Mel will still be here when I get back to the city which is a nice feeling. Also have Clémence from the plane who I'm making plans with, nice to have contacts! However, will have to say goodbye to Tiph tomorrow which will be hard and sad... The world is full of lovely ...
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