Le Fabreville Motel et Suites
Travel Blogs from Laval
... downtown perspective. The ascent is rather quick so you almost miss it all after a few snaps.
Landing in Montreal we were at Trudeau formerly Dorval Airport which is the city's main international airport. You have a different feel with the RCMP Mounties policing the airport and more French usage.
... hours at the jazz festival, such a cool ambiance with so many people! Got talking to some Quêbecois, very welcoming! Then came back to the hostel and was desperate for the toilet, but of course there was someone in our bathroom so I went to one downstairs where I got talking to a guy from California whilst brushing my teeth... Love authentic hostel experiences like that! Now off to bed for a sort of early night ...
... it was quite as central as it is and so it was a shock when we 'bumped' into it. I couldn't help but take a photo being the construction geek that I am. The look of the site was one that I couldn't place in the UK. It looked so behind the times I struggled to place myself there.
I try not to judge on face value though; on first impressions. If I'd done that with Montreal I would have seen it as decrepid, rainy and downtrodden. I don't think its any of those things a day ...
... br> museum for the day was Le Musee d'Art Moderne, and if you need a translation
for that I suggest you take some time off from your life and learn about
cognates. Upon entrance we were greeted with a live art piece: an elderly
couple making out on the ground. True life, that is the art that opens the
museum. I should have known then that all this place would be is cocking my
head and “not quite getting it,” but ...
... Some teams stay on the
ice for as long as possible, and have great difficulty dragging the boats over
the very rough slabs of ice, while others make straight for the free-flowing
water, where they have a very hard paddle against the current.
After this, back to the hotel to pick up our bags and
head back to Montreal, stopping for a fast-food meal on the way back, where we try
our first poutine, a Quebecoise dish of French fries, ...