Travel Blogs from Montreal
... We decided that despite the fact we were driving an old minivan we were in fact yuppies and would take their advice. No one got out the car, Barney opened the door briefly but that was enough really and instead we drove with some haste to the Ramada which had a secure car park and welcomed yuppies. So from my soft fluffy Ramada bed I say good night, this yuppie is sleeping safely tonight thank you very much. Until next time, Bec ...
... made an interesting ascent !!!! But wow the views from the top are defiantly worth it, with a full panoramic view of Montreal city it was amazing !!! We then headed off to a famous poutine restaurant in the 'local' district of Montreal it is basically just cheesy chips and gravy but with a posher name, walking down off Mount Royal we encountered a slight ice issue as Ems hair started to freeze and I developed ice on my beard ...
... but I am sure as we become more Canadian-ised it will become normality. It is quite ironic really as Canadians are renowned for being polite and friendly!
Back to Montreal….
Thanksgiving is coming as is Halloween so there are pumpkins for sale everywhere. See photos.
We headed off to the Montreal Beau-Arts Museum just off Rue Crescent. We went at the recommendation of our Airbnb host who said the Chihuly exhibition ...
... catering for all tastes. Mine was smothered in swiss cheese (as if there wasn't enough fat on the plate) sour cream and crispy bacon, delish!
The regular plate was intimidating when it was sat in front of me and those who went for large looked terrified. I managed to clear my plate and was tempted to lick it clean! My manners overpowered the urge and I am left wondering how I can recreate this myself at home.
... quickly! I looked at the screenshot map on my phone and began to follow the route looking out for the correct road names off the map. About 10 minutes down the road I started to realise actually I might be going the wrong way due to not seeing any familiar names! I decided to turn back and start again and when I got back to the station and turned on my mobile data,it turned out that actually I was going in the opposite direction! 5 minutes down the road and I arrived hotter ...
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