Montreal - A Taste of Europe in North America
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May 31st, 2008 – by: mmentzel
Since we got on the road at the crack of dawn we ended up ready and raring to go in Montreal about 2:00pm.
Day two consisted of seeing where the Montreal Canadien's play and the Beer Festival. When planning this trip I swear to you I didn't expect to hit a festival of beer, but it was more than welcomed by both of us. Mondial de Beer was coincidently right outside the stadium we were seeking so it worked out very well indeed. We each got a package that cost us somewhere around $15 Canadien and exercised our taste buds at all the different stands.
After drinking steadily throughout the day (you don't realize how much you've had when they are all small to medium samples) we did the obvious thing and went back to the Hostel to meet up with friends and hit the pub. After Alaric and I were relaxing for about 20 minutes we started discussing sports, politics, etc. Before long we met a kid from Austrailia and England. The accents really give it away, but I guess they could say the same thing for us Americans if they wanted to.
After two days we said "au revoir" to Montreal, keeper of the French language, and headed out to our next location Toronto. This part of the journey seems very simple and to the point via internet blog, but in fact we went through the majority of Canada (nothingness) and met a few creepy guys with beady eyes when we stopped for gas. Still we labored on and then we came to...
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