Travel Blogs from Montreal
Our trip began with uneventful but pleas and (sic. pleasant) flight from Toronto that served a drink and peanut free pretzels after we started our descent. How far we have come since peanuts were served and 'all over the plane' and Minna was advised that perhaps her peanut allergy should direct her to a different mode of transport to the Caribbean. We were moved that ...
... he received special 'clearance' from the security manager to be in bare feet although this didn't stop every security guard questioning him throughout the gallery. It will go down as a major incident at the gallery!
With Toby and Tys with us in the van we headed off to Montreal armed with only three things we could say in french; bonjour, parle vu englais? and merci. We met up with another friend from summer camp, JP, who took us out for a night ...
... up the exterior walls, the lightness of the wood warms the cathedral and gives the 85 foot high interior an intimate, inviting feel. As I marvel at the 1800 pound gilded lamps at the altar, a woman asks me in French when is the next mass. I answer that it just ended, as I caught the tail end when I entered, but I'm not sure she understands. She enters an oak pew, kneels down and says a prayer anyway. She is right, as the reverence and vibration of this church is high. ...
Our journey today has been a long and at times, a very frustrating one. Our first flight was delayed leaving Moncton by almost 90 minutes. This caused a domino effect for the remainder of our flight connections today. When we finally arrive in Montreal, we had less than fifteen minutes to make it clear across the terminal, exit the secure area, clear TSA screening, clear USA customs and finally make it to our departure gate. We knew before we landed in Montreal that we weren't ...
... about 40 strangers are watching you from a grassy knoll. After 5 mins (which felt like 5 hours) of hell I found Chris and we took Zach to the first aid room where they tried to apply some cream to the eye area but to no avail. They said it wouldn’t need stiches and was a surface cut thank god. We went home after that and Zach was actually fine on the subway remarkably.
Due to Zach’s injury we decided to have yummy Italian take out for dinner which ...
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