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Travel Blogs from Montreal
... while learning lots of information and a bit of scandal as well. When we got back to the shop, the place was chaotic with the cyclists from the Tour of Montreal in all the streets. We somehow got lucky and nabbed a taxi, and we plan to walk to the old port tonight for a beer and a look around. Tomorrow we fly to Calgary and thereafter our train ride over the Rockies to Vancouver. We feel so lucky to be sharing such wonderful ...
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 ...
... listening to...wait for it..country music on the radio...sigh.... Yes....country music. It seems to 'fit' with the road....the scenery, the hours in the road and the music isn't too twangy...its not blue grass or that New Orleans funeral stuff or anything extreme. I think at times its more cross over...and I am coping. Thanks for the concern. Since we crossed the border....country seems to have fallen off the radio waves...we are ...
... chicken was offset by the mango perfectly. Later that day we walked through the 'plateau' (the second hipster area in Montreal). We learnt that even the homeless people in Montreal are cool. One homeless man yelled at some young people walking down the street banging pots and pans together "shut up, you're ruining my feng shui here". We didn't realise street corners had feng shui. Silly us! We ended up at microbrewery 'La Babare' for dinner. We washed down two gourmet ...
... pro jeans. Some people dislike them on such trips because they're bulky and take a while to dry. But I love them. I basically live in mine; they go for ages without needing a wash, and they are far more versatile and stylish than those horrible zip-off specialty travel pants that scream 'tourist'. Jeans work well for day or evening, city or wilderness, dress up or dress down. I never leave home without them. I limit myself to one ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center