Travel Blogs from Montreal
... in Montréal. Kate feels we did not see as much as we could have done but I think we saw plenty, including the Musee des Beaux-Arts, the aforementioned Jardin Botanique, the Insectarium, the Biodome, the Planetarium, the Museum of History and Archaeology and the Biosphere (not to be confused with the Biodome). In addition we took a ride up to the top of the tower at Parc Olympique (which Kate insists is the USS Enterprise-E grounded) and enjoyed some excellent views of the ...
Today's forecast was -3 warming to 0 in the afternoon with flurries (snow) @ 12 noon. Well it was just after 12 when it started snowing. 12:30, how good is the weather bureau in Canada. I headed off to La Fontaine park 1st. I am getting quite good at walking on slippery ice paths and staying up right. Again at one point I walked on the road again, it was just the safer option. I took some pictures then decided to walk to ...
... Some was also used to expand Île Sainte-Hélène. I got the train from the park to the Westmont neighborhood, where the lonely planet guid said I would find great bagels. I got off at Atwater and found myself in a shopping center. I worked my way up to ground level and found saint-Catherine's street it was only a few block to Bagels on Greene. I had a garlic bagel with cream cheese and a coffee. The bagel was really good, I sat outside and enjoyed while people ...
... Although we weren't sure which was more concerning: the 90yr old rocking it out in her wheelchair or the 2yr old kids dancing amongst the pot smoking revelers. After the festival we headed back to Gary's and Kevin's for an enormous BBQ.
On our second day in Montreal we did an easy hike up Mont Royale for some amazing views out over the city. Then we headed down towards the east and stopped in at an Australian pie shop ...
My bike is meant to be ready today but I haven't heard from the garage. I give them a call and find out that they haven't started on it yet and it won't be ready until Monday at the earliest. I haven't moved for almost a week and while Montreal is a great city, my feat are getting itchy. I cancel the service but ...
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