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Travel Blogs from Montreal
... downtown and a short walk
through Chinatown), the Hemi fuelled up and the Sat Nav programed we hit the
road bound for Montreal to soak up the flavours it has to offer.
With a road trip mindset, we forged onward
around the top of Lake Ontario and towards Montreal, Quebec. Thinking we’d be
spotting bears and Moose nonstop on our travels, the only thing nonstop was the
Freeways and cloned roadhouses of which they were so many ...
... fascinating I was mesmerised. Terry read the Wall Street Journal.
The train was quite hot, with many young women in sleeveless tops or singlets. I was a little warm in my Fletcher Jones sweater.
We didn't see much wildlife other than bald Eagles, a few deer and lots of ravens. As we got further north near Lake Champlain, there were ice fisherman, sitting fishing through a hole in the ice. Most had ...
Again it was a beautiful day in Montreal. Today I ventured around other parts if this fine city. Starting my day with a trip to the museum if fine arts. Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal as it's known around here. They have some free exhibits as well as some temporary ones which require a admission fee. The temporary exhibit is a Chihuly one so I figured I would save some money since I'd seen the one in Seattle already. The first exhibit I ...
... to the piers and water front which was nice.
We made the most of the free breakfast and then watched a great show on the tv about sharks. We took a subway to Peel and went to the tourist info. From here a 30min uphill walk took us into Parc Du Mont-Royal. We got a nice view of the city and then did a nice loop walk in the park and sat by a lake in the sunshine. Back down ...
... been converted into a biodome. This took us through different sections and we saw monkeys, parrots, alligators and lots of fish. There was some lynx cubs which were only month old but they were sleeping in their cave. There were some puffins which were very cute and were playing in the water fountains. However, the main attraction was penguins. They were beautiful as ever and Nicky loved them.
Once we left ...