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Just for Laughs Festival. Montreal

22/08/2016 by .

Canadians are not particularly known for their sense of humour so I was a little sceptical when I heard about the Just for Laughs Festival, particularly as it’s held in, Quebec, where they all speak French.

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Quebec City travel guide

11/02/2015 by .

As plains go they were pretty plain. Just a moderate parkland space in the middle of our Quebec City travel guide, with a few hills and trees. But their value in terms of historical significance was immense, because these plains hosted the battle that shaped the whole of north America as we know it today.

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The Montreal Highlights Festival

16/06/2013This entry was posted in Canada, Montreal, North America, Quebec and tagged , , , on by .

Alain Simard is something of a legend in Montreal. After all, anyone who can bully the government into putting on free outdoor festivals must be a little bit special.  But sitting next to me nursing a hangover and sipping a cup of take away soup, he seemed very unlegendary like.

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Montreal. Canada’s second city comes of age.

16/06/2013This entry was posted in Canada, Montreal, North America, Quebec and tagged , , , on by .

Marie was gazing at me intently. She had been for a few minutes now and her rock steady stare was more than a little disconcerting I can tell you. I’d like to say she was hopelessly intoxicated by my rugged good looks and international reputation, sadly though, it was a result of my feeble attempts at following her directions for rolling paper thin pasta.

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Le Petit Hotel Montreal

16/06/2013This entry was posted in Canada, Hotel Reviews, Montreal, North America, Quebec and tagged , , on by .

Petit may mean small, and if we are being honest here, it is a boutique hotel. It’s just that my room was actually very big. Maybe the hotel should be renamed Le Petit Hotel Avec Grand Chambre?

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