Last day in M town

Trip Start Jun 29, 2010
Trip End Oct 24, 2010

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

A must see in Montreal is the Botanical Gardens.  There are the indoor greenhouses plus the outdoor ones.  It's crazy, I spent most of the day here!  There are tree gardens, the first nations garden, roses, water, a chinese and japanese gardens too.

At the 'tree house' - which I actually thought was going to be a tree house but is a info centre with displays etc.  Outside they have a large section of bonsai trees and inside they had an art exhibition and all the art was made from paper.  I don't know what it was about this paper art but I loved it.  Right then and there I decided to be an artist, lol!

 I'll let the pictures speak for themselves

I could have spent more time there but had a 6pm massage appt at the hotel and wanted to get back in time to shower - another stinking hot day even with the wee rain shower!   After some much needed foot pampering I headed out for dinner.  Found this crazy tiki hut that is a chinese buffet.  The place was so out there I just had to stay to eat.  

I got a table next to the pond and this one turtle just stared at me....not sure if wanted some food?  I felt a little bad for the turtles, I don't think those coins can be good for them.  The food wasn't bad and boy did I eat lots of it!

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m/d on

Good to see you took some time out to smell the flowers. All these gems out there to discover, eh? Some more great pics... thanks for sharing!

Cuz on

Wow... that looks like such an amazing place.... Definately on my 'want to see' list! :)
Glad you're still having a good time!

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