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Montreal Photos


Well, I said that I would be posting my photos of Montreal periodically in my usual blog posts. However, many people have been bugging me to post a large photo entry so they can see them all at once....

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 19, 2006 12:52 AM

Part 1 of 7 - Arriving


Our flight to Montreal stopped in Edmonton, where it was very cold  As we traveled East we saw the sun set over the clouds  We arrived and took a taxi to our hotel, l'Auberge du Vieux-Port  It is situated...

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 19, 2006 12:51 AM

Part 2 of 7 - Old Montreal


Old Montreal has a quaint, European feel  The old stone and brick buildings looked classy at night time  There were some large open areas  There were also quite a few statues  I saw this old guy feeding some pigeons ...

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 19, 2006 12:51 AM

Part 3 of 7 - Notre Dame


We stopped by the Notre Dame Basilica of Montreal, which is huge  The inside was enormous and extremely decorative  Everything was made by hand a few hundred years ago, and the details are amazing  Many of the pieces were...

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 19, 2006 12:50 AM

Part 4 of 7 - Downtown


We did quite a bit of walking in the downtown area  Downtown had some cool old brick and stone buildings  It also had large modern skyscrapers  There was often an interesting mix of old and new buildings together  There...

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 19, 2006 12:50 AM

Part 5 of 7 - The Biodome


On our last day, Asuka and I checked out the biodome  The biodome has 4 sections, each representing a different type of place. The first section was the rainforest.  We walked around a path and looked at a variety...

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 19, 2006 12:49 AM

Part 6 of 7 - The Insectorium


After the biodome, we checked out the insectorium  We saw thousands of insects from around the world  We saw displays of how some cultures use insects for jewelry  We saw some living tarantulas  We saw a bunch of other...

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 19, 2006 12:49 AM

Part 7 of 7 - Random Things


We saw some other random things on our trip too. Here is a weird vehicle with long Astroturf all over it.  We saw this guy carying his cat around downtown. The cat looked quite grumpy.  Here's a closer view...

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 19, 2006 12:48 AM

Montreal


We just got home from our trip to Montreal, and it was a blast! We stayed at l'Auberge du Vieux-Port in Old Montreal, which is a great place inside an old stone building. The service was great, we enjoyed...

Posted on Velvety Couch on November 14, 2006 5:27 PM