Travel Blogs from Montreal
... in the river is phenomenal; I tried to take videos of it, but it just doesn't accurately show it. After settling into the hotel, we then went out to dinner and then on to a jazz bar for some music and a couple of drinks. The next day was a free day, so we headed into Montréal City and did a bicycle tour which went for about 3 hours. Montréal is a really cool city; very vibrant and is very bicycle friendly, with dedicated lanes on most streets. During the tour, ...
... in the carriages outside.
Because the museum has underground elements, when we climbed back upstairs we were in a ground-level building across the street from where we had entered the museum. And the underground network of exhibits and ruins continued on into other buildings in the square as well. We had walked around for at least 2 hours and were ready to get back outside and see more sights, so I went back to get my coat from the ...
... Royal to check our the views of the city from the "mountain". We pass the nearby uni - Concordia, and it is freshman week so there are lots of young faces getting themselves familiar with their new home. To get to the "mountain" we have to climb a hill. My fitness levels have depleted on this trip as an old man passes me. Geez. There are some McGill Uni buildings on this hill - for you trekkie fans out there, McGill Uni produced Captain James T Kirk himself William Shatner. ...
... s was no special bagel place, it just had good reviews on Yelp and fantastic bagels inside. I think Mark and I both forgot to breathe while we inhaled the bagels in almost one bite. Needing to wash down the dough, we headed over to David's Tea. Again, David's Tea was the new phenomenon that hit New York City by storm two years ago. Mark and I found it on 66th and 3rd in the UES and became total Tea Nerds after that (see our glowing Yelp reviews ...
... In addition to buying us beer and sharing their dinners with us they also proceeded to explain the intricacies of ice hockey to us using the ever reliable condiments and cutlery method...we go with them to watch the players warm up and get a close up look at the rink before ascending to our seats waaaaay up in the highest section. Today's match is the Montreal Canadiens V Dallas Stars and they skate to a 2-1 victory with apparent ease - Go Habs ...
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
5905 Metropolitan Blvd. East, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $83
Downtown, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $57
Saint-Jacques, Montreal | 1 star hotelfrom $93