Travel Blogs from Montreal
My knees and feet ache tonight! Glad I will be sitting on a train tomorrow. Well, at least after I gat to the station! Which will be in the middle of morning rush hour.
Started out the day doing a bit of wash. Trying to keep those clothes clean.
Walked to the Metro. I will say, most of the time I have gotten on some young person has gotten up and offered their seat. And I have to say I ...
... Eli would like me to give him lessons when we get home :) Quick run down of the afternoon/night: Kids and Pat took a swim in the roof-top pool of the hotel (Hotel le Cantlie). Pool is on the 28th floor and has a beautiful view of the city (we are right downtown). Walked to Montreal's Notre Dame Walked to Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal), where we spent the rest of the evening. It has a very old, European ...
... cars in ditches of snow that covered them up to their roofs and tow truck drivers had more work than they could cope with. It was hectic to say the least. But we survived and arrived in Montreal with enough time to go for a walk through the park and find some dinner. Our next day of exploring involved a visit to the port to watch some rather large icebergs make their way down the river and admire the strength of the bridges ...
... She also lent us her VIP Member card so we could get in for free. We were not sure what we were going to see but headed in and we were both really impressed. The exhibition is of blown glass in weird and wonderful shapes and colours. The glass looks very organic and some of it looks as if it is living plants. The photos are the best way to get a better understanding of the exhibition.
As well as the Chihuly exhibition we wandered a few of the ...
... hours at the jazz festival, such a cool ambiance with so many people! Got talking to some Quêbecois, very welcoming! Then came back to the hostel and was desperate for the toilet, but of course there was someone in our bathroom so I went to one downstairs where I got talking to a guy from California whilst brushing my teeth... Love authentic hostel experiences like that! Now off to bed for a sort of early night ...
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