Travel Blogs from Montreal
... opening up, but we haven’t discovered anything unopened about this place. It even has electric hookup at that price! We could plug in our air conditioner… if we had one.
The main stopover today was the Boott Cotton Mill Museum in the town of Lowell, MA. It was a bit of a shift of gears from the colonial sites we have been seeing for the past few days, as the town of Lowell, and this museum were all about the Industrial Revolution era of the ...
... walking. At any rate, got my route mapped out. I hope. Train leaves at 9:30, and I certainly do not want to miss it.
so, what to do with the rest of the day? Hm-m-m? I got back on the on & off bus. Heck the ticket was for two days, why not. Besides today was so much nicer - sun wise and temperature wise. The guide wasn't as good. So glad I had yesterday for the commentary. But got some ...
... to see a band here but it was $10 and no one wanted to pay the money, so we had one drink and left. They all rode their bikes to the bar, so I rented a bixi bike and we rode to the next bar just down the road.
The show here was pretty good, and it was free, so there was no complaints from me. The night was still young and there was a little Jazz club down the road that I wanted to go to. It was alright, not great, but then I headed ...
... on double dates... only to realize later on that we were with the wrong person. Ahaha! anyways, He had taken his two weeks off work to take the Greyhound to BC from Montreal and back again, just so he could attend Canada's largest festival. SHAMBHALA!
He couldn't stop raving about his time in the beautiful mountains at this mind blowing festival.
All he wanted to do was to return for the next year, but ...
... there’s another way to look at it.
My setting out with a backpack to begin discovering the world at the age of 39 seemed insane and irresponsible to some. "Isn’t that something you’re supposed to do in your twenties?" one friend (and one blind date!) commented. Sure…and I guess one could say the same about falling in love. In both cases we’re lucky if we get to experience these precious things at all, at any age. If ...
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