Travel Blogs from Montreal
... Chinatown I have ever seen before we head up to his place for a quick pittstop before dinner.
Jez's place is nice and he has a balcony where we sat outside and enjoyed the last of the summer afternoons. We grab dinner at a new local Burmese restaurant in the Plateau areal of Montreal. Its a cool place with funky stores and cafes. Lots of skateboarders about and street art (not graffiti) decorate the alley ways. We meet Jerry's girlfriend Lesley over dinner. ...
... for Winter Olympics 2018. I only fell over once, but there was a bench in the middle where I could sit and have a fag, so was very happy.
After about an hour skating you remember how bloody exhausting it is. If you can be this tired by wobbling slowly round in a circle it goes a long way to explain why the running jumping fighting hockey players take a break every thirty seconds or ...
... and water served in flight didn't really cut it. I then called the Fairmont book in line, explained yet again what had happened, and asked if there was any chance that I'd be able to book a room for the next three nights in Montreal, and also to let them know there was not much chance of me turning up at the Fairmont in Vancouver after midnight that night either. The girl was just as lovely and helpful, not to mention sympathetic, as the person I'd spoken with last ...
... to Rish with a huge smile on my face..."We're going to the hockey aren't we?" Yes was Rish's reply. We were so excited to get to go and see a preseason fixture between Montreal and Buffalo. Rish has sprung a great surprise. I was so excited as I had basically given up on seeing a live hockey game this trip. I had done extensive research and found that the season didnt start for a month or so. Damn. This was therefore a very pleasent surprise. The crowd was building ...
So far so good for today! Woke at 7.30 despite the late night, stayed in bed til 9 ish then went for a run. Hotting up here! Then had my second attempt at cooking pancakes which turned out a bit better this time. Re-organised my week a bit and am now leaving this hostel on Monday to go to Mont-Tremblant for three nights and then coming back here for three nights before taking the train to Québec city on July 1st. A Morrocan woman who ...
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