Travel Blogs from Montreal
... So different from the USA, where everything is processed. Terry was excited to find a pumpkin. Caught a bus crowded with school children home, and did a little bit of local shopping and exploring until the cold drove us in for the night.
Our flat is on a busy corner. The landlord has a leather goods shop which I'm interested in visiting.
This time last year Heather and I were boarding our cruise ship in Hong ...
... beautiful and charming parks throughout the plateau, and, most notably, some amazing restaurants including: Au Pain Perdu (look up jambon effiloché - deadly), Le Reservoir (the power went out - a very authentic? experience), and La Fabrique (one of Audrey and Julien's favourite eateries, essentially Québec's answer to NOtaBLE). We are eating our way around the world. It's hard to believe it has only been 12 ...
... shop "Cocktail Hawaii" for my fare. A longer walk than I expected, made longer by the fact that I was hungry, I finally made it to the kitzchy entrance - with neon signs and plastic palm trees, and faux tiki umbrellas lining the patio. And it wasn't run by Hawaiians at all, just a gimmick. I hoped not anyhow, as there are no crepes in Maui, at least. I had my doubts, but this place had the best ratings from the students from McGill and ...
... I stepped off the plane into muggy 28-degree heat and humidity. It was not an entirely pleasant feeling. My hair, which had been more or less behaving itself all trip, started to frizz up. And my eyes started to water almost immediately. Oh, hello allergies, I haven't missed you.
But the good news is, I've returned to summer. Which means festivals, events, barbecues in the park, long nights where it doesn't ...
... confident in my ability to,
at the very least, enjoy the aesthetics of the artwork.
exhibit: abstraction. A lot of colourful lines on canvas, a lot of unknown
shapes and seemingly arbitrary titles. It was, in a word, beautiful. In a
sentence, beautiful but I'm sure I didn't get any of the meaning the artist was
trying to convey. I enjoyed the exhibit immensely, nonetheless. The second