Travel Blogs from Montreal
... underground station and a shopping centre. But the size of these tunnels was staggering, and stretch far and wide underneath the city.
In the evening, we went to the supermarket. We were oddly cultured; and went to buy plenty of cheese, fresh bread and even a bottle of ice cider to accompany it. George, Andrea (our new Californian friend) and I sat on the rooftop balcony and ate, drank and chat. We've even agreed to meet up again in San Francisco, and Andrea has ...
... have hit Montreal at a great time. First the weather is excellent, all the locals have told us we have been very lucky, and the 1st October is the start of the NHL (National Hockey League) and to mark this, a kick-off concert was organised in central Montreal. This involved a large stage which featured some Canadian bands before an internationally recognised band…see pictures and see if you can identify the lead singer before ...
... for a rideshare to Montreal leaving at 3pm, which would most likely make me late for the skate demo, and after speaking with the driver I learned that it would be $45 one-way with my bike. It was 1:30pm. I decided against the ride, and rode back to another freeway entrance and tried my hitching luck again, this time with a sketchy handwritten sign. As there was nothing to photograph today, you'll find it's the only ...
... was no sign, no map, and no wifi.
After about a half hour of futzing around, I finally just asked a woman at the
information center where to go! Imagine that, asking a person instead of a
machine when you're lost! She told us to hop on the metro a few stops to go to
the main entrance of the mall, and wished us bonne chance. After another 10
minutes of more futzing because we're cheap-ass college students ...
... a year snow removal budget. As a child and even to this day, too me there is nothing more excited that watching snow removal trucks collect the snow and remove it from the streets and side walks. A true art form in Montreal.
As the snow falls, trucks( lorries) with huge blades in the front push the snow towards the side walks. Little trucks on the side walk push the snow towards the street. This is done continuously. It can take three to five days to remove ...
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