Travel Blogs from Montreal
... and that our train is now the only train that now uses this old
train plodded along this old line at a stead 30-40mph for many many miles.
Along the way there were a few old stations where we stopped and quite a few
people boarded the open coaches to travel overnight to Montreal.
the day went on the scenery did not really change and was nothing to get exited
about. A few more cups of coffee in the observation car and finally ...
... a big snowstorm had passed Montreal that night and it was still snowing in the morning. We already had a hard time identifying our cars at the parking lot, let alone being able to get out of there. Even without luggage or people inside the cars it was impossible to drive off the parking lot, as we would get stuck in the snow at every turn. Good thing we were with 10 strong BC students and managed to push both of the cars out of there after half an hour of struggling. We were ...
Another fine, sunny day, with the temperature at -17, feels like -23, when we left home around 11am. Crackling nostrils again. Had to buy another 3 day bus/train pass for $18, and we certainly get value from these cards. There is snow in the parks, but it has been cleared off the main roads, so it is easy to get about. The locals are undeterred by the cold, but we tourists can't stay out much longer than 10 minutes. Waiting for the bus can make us chilled to the bone. ...
... simpler. All we were trying to do is speak to someone sensible, not get someone the sack or have our food magically reappear. The manager asked us the values of our food and then gave us $20 CAD in cash! This put us in a much better mood and was a very good end to the story. Also the manager told us the guy is now being put on toilet cleaning duty, haha.
Next blog entry will be a second installment from Montreal before next week we head off to ...
... just didnt care. Having gotten over being tired and ready for bed we decided to watch a movie however in discussing which movie to watch we ended up getting distracted and instead discussed our favourite movies or watched trailers of upcoming movies we were dying to see. By 3am our tiredness had returned simultaneously and we all agreed it was time for bed. We all agreed to a sleep in until just before 11.30am when we were going to hit Chinatown up for some delicious yum cha. ...
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