Travel Blogs from Montreal
... off the train was daunting as **** cause everything is written in French and people start talking in French so I pretty much felt like I had caught the train to frigging Paris and all I wanted to do was get to the hostel and chill until I was ready to deal with the Frenchness then the bloody taxi driver is talking in French but the started telling me stuff about terrorists so I'm in the back freaking out and google mapping making sure he was taking me in the ...
Having spent most of the morning touring the sites of the capital city, we didn't have much time to spend in Montreal, which was fine because we only had three absolutely must-do's in the city: tour Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Montreal, eat a Montreal-style bagel and drink David's Tea! Two quick hours put us in downtown Montreal one block from the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Montreal. I had become a champion at parallel parking our beast despite not having any ...
We woke up bright and early and took a day trip to Montreal to do some more work on the apartment but we didn't really do much work. We went and had crepes for breakfast downtown and then walked around for a bit.Some stuff had to be done so we went back and got some lighting and tiling done and then went to one of the nicest churches i have ever been to Oratoire st joseph at the south end of mont royal. The church was huge and definitely the most modern i have ever seen. It ...
... city (big shopping mall). Old Montreal was looking particularly picturesque in the snow and Jami and Zayd seemed to manage to find the biggest drifts to clamber through wherever we went. Zayd had to empty the snow out of his boots a couple of times. It's been quite a bit warmer today though, only -12 felt positively warm! Yesterday we were out in -16 (-30 windchill) it was almost unbearable at times, especially when we (rather unwisely) ...
... food and show off their trophies and awards that they had won for their food!
After another 3 hour drive the next, and last stop of the day was Montreal. We first went to the Olympic Tower which was built for the 1976 Olympics and then went into town for dinner. Time for another short sleep now before our 5am wake up call to head back over the border to the US ...
Other places to stay in Montreal
Quartier Latin, Montreal | Hotelfrom $61
Plateau Mont-Royal, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- Right at home at Anne Ma Soeur Anne
- Anne still rules,it seems...
- A nice place to stay in Montreal
Plateau Mont-Royal, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Downtown, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $57
5905 Metropolitan Blvd. East, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $83
Saint-Jacques, Montreal | 1 star hotelfrom $93