Travel Blogs from Montreal
... again, sweating thirsty and starving. We feed him, bath and put him straight to bed around 7:30pm his earliest in weeks.
Chris and I headed to the Jazz festival again to see Camera Obscura and She & Him with Zoey Deschanel (from the TV show New Girl and movies Almost Famous and 500 days of summer). The festival has a great vibe at night and is very alive with people and music so Im so glad we got to experience that as it was very different to the daytime ...
I spent 8 days here, all of which rained :(. Montreal is part of the Quebec Province in Canada (the French speaking part) and Canada's second most populated city (Toronto being the first). It is
apparently supposed to be a lot cheaper than Toronto, although I found this to not be the case. Whilst the majority of North Americans here ummmed and argged ...
... Village is on Parc Jean Drapeau. Named after a long time mayor of Montréal who was responsible for all things modern in Montreal including the World's Fair in 1967. The islands hosted the pavilions
The most spectacular view of Montreal is to be found at the Snow Village
Closest Métro: Jean Drapeau on the Yellow Line.
From there walk to the Aquatic Centre where the information counter is located.
(Hum "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay" by Otis Redding while perusing this post, folks - it'll all make a lot more sense. Trust me.)
Sittin' at gate fifty-seven
I'll be hanging here until 11
watching the flights head out
And I hope I'll be the next one out, yeah
I'm flying out of Montreal
On my way to Italy
Oooh, I'm flying out of Montreal
I left my ...
... neckwarmers, we borrow some warm and waterproof North Face jackets from Adam ,and walk to Atwater Metro following Olivia and Leila, the nanny, to the lower town level then taking off through the side streets to get photos of the urban housing. At Atwater Metro we buy two 3-day passes which we find cover both the Metro and the busses. We get the Metro to Place des Artes, change lines to get to Place des Armes, and walk out to find it is raining ...