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observation cars with a glass skyline deck upstairs. 7 coaches forward is the
lounge and dining cars etc.
at 12 noon we set off on this magical journey. The line left Halifax heading
west but it was only later as we passed under a large bridge and were heading
through a freight yard that I realised we had come a full circle and were now
travelling along the opposite banks of the river from Halifax. Strange thing
was is that we ...
... by the hostel. The guide took us for a walk through the city, along the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux – Arts) and up the Mont Royal. This mountain is located in the middle of the city and once we were on the top we had an incredible view while Montreal stretched out beneath us. Even though the viewing point was icy and slippery, we managed to get some wonderful (group) photos without breaking any legs or dropping any precious electronics. We ...
Terry's birthday, so we went out to brunch. Halfway across town, deep in the suburbs, to a great restaurant. I don't know how he finds these places. It had an extensive French influenced menu, but he only wanted pancakes with a side order of potatoes, and a bowl of hot chocolate.
Then we caught the train into the Old Town, and and spent a couple of hours at the Montreal History Museum.
We are catching the train to Washington DC ...
... Cathedral in old town. Unfortunately, It was closed when we visited. The second day we visited the market , named Jean Talon, named after another founding French explorer. It was fun to stroll the market and view the displays of brightly colored fruits. I saw some that I had never seen before including some heirloom cherry tomatoes in a muti colored basket. There were cheeses and breads, crepes, and many types of cured ...
... a get together of people who play African drums, very cool! Full of people relaxing and enjoying good music. We then made a move back to the auberge, stopping at a shopping centre to find toilets as all three of us were busting! Got back to the hostel and had a quick turn around before going to an Electronik Piknik on Jean Drapeau island. Wasn't sure what to expect, but it ...