Travel Blogs from Montreal
... was sad that we were leaving.
Going from Toronto to Montreal is actually quite interesting, as crossing the provincial border between Ontario and Quebec is like crossing into another country. While in Ontario, people speak English and all the signage and writing is in English, in Quebec, everything is French. It just adds a little extra challenge in getting around, but it's actually quite fun :).
Getting to the hotel required us to take the subway, which is ...
... have any dressing on it at all—what’s with that?. We also had a hot roll (which was actually warm—that's amazing as they are usually stone cold) and a cookie (chocolate chip and currant—ick!--I ate it anyway, though). And since it is an international flight we get wine if we want it—so we each had a small red wine and Becky and Peter had a small white wine. Oh yes, Mike got an after dinner drink—a Bailey’s Irish Cream. ...
... shirt, 1 pair of shorts, 1 long-sleeve top, 1 pair of socks, 5 pairs of boxers, etc) my bags make me feel like a pack-horse! Come 10 November however, I shall be parting with the case of Canada clothes as I send it back by surface mail and see which of us gets home first!!! It's shorts & t-shirt weather all the way after Canada! A fantastic flight - and that's even with it being budget long-haul operator Air Transat [Keith Blackham - a refurbished ...
... was also close to Notre Dame Cathedral. So we walked around for a couple hours, took a bunch of photos, then followed the gps back to the yacht club. All in all. Plan B turned out to be a very pleasant afternoon.
We went out to a very nice Italian restaurant with Gerry and Sharon. Meeting up with people like them is what has made our cruise extra ...
... by the gate to the grounds so we could gaze at the clock and the lovely manicured gardens but we then moved on shortly after. We proceded down Rue Notre Dame Ouest and worked our way through the streets until we reached Palace Royale. This was the spot where the settlers first landed and where they established there first fort, Ville Marie. There was a definate need for a fort in this location when the settlers first arrived due to lengthy and consistent battles with ...
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