Sunday, 16 October 2016

Montreal trip and food

Our trip to Montreal has been great.
We're already on a cruise ship to Quebec City and down to Boston.

In the meantime here are some of the photo highlights
Dunn's Famous Smoked meat window

Dunn's Famous - Cake and dessert window

Dunn's Famous Diner (not the one downtown)

Half of what is left of Will's Smoked Meat sandwich (actually it was  Club Roll)

I ordered the Smoked Meat Club sandwich-- yum!!  But I asked for a side of something 'else' other than fries and ended up with rice.  Which I didn't eat.  Lesson learned - just order the club sandwich with no sides.  The coleslaw and pickle weren't my thing although I ate most of the coleslaw.

Carrot cake.  I wanted the carrot cheesecake but there was no way we'd fit it in.  This shared 4 ways was fine... after I took half my sandwich home in a doggy bag!

The 3 day metro pass was $18 and a bargain allowing us to catch the bus and metro.  I used Google Maps and Transit App to get around town.

Metro train.  Just a quick video.

OK I had a fascination with the Biosphere.  It's an Environmental Museum.  But it's the shape in the skyline I loved!

Biosphere closer

Biosphere from the inside.

We went and did a lap (walking lap) of the Grand Prix circuit.

Pretty foliage on the walk...

Pretty trees!

Casino!  Which didn't have the shortcut we wanted.  But was somewhat resembling a UFO.

View from my mother's place.  

We visited Old Montreal.  Lovely spot even despite the construction works.

Just some of the funny t-shirts.

Commune Street?

Horse drawn carriages

Row houses behind an ornamental garden

Such amazing buildings


Turret!

Spotted this gate whilst walking around and went in and saw... 

An amazing courtyard which use to be a stable.

Love this courtyard


Outside the museum someone was playing the piano!

View of the port

View of Old Montreal

View from the fast food place where Will got some Poutine.  And I had Dairy Queen for lunch (Not recommended!)

All we are missing is a photo of the Bagel we had for breakfast :)
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