Monthly Archives: May 2008

A Quiet Day

Today mostly has been quite quiet, we had a bit of a lie in after the hectic day in Quebec Ciity yesterday. We spent the early part of the day and afternoon with Julie showing us round her University which is … Continue reading

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Quebec City

Today we had our trip to Quebec city, oddly enough we come all this way to Canada and end up on a Chinese tour guided trip. It was a bus trip for the day and Julie came with us leaving … Continue reading

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Montreal 3

This morning was spent wandering around ‘old’ Montreal and the big financial area with all the older buildings in the city. Also had a visit to the Notre Dame cathedral, these may be everywhere that the French are. They do … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

Today we attended Julie’s graduation from McGill University here in Montreal, This was a big occasion with around 400 odd students being presented with their diplomas etc. Having never been to university myself this was a new experience for me. … Continue reading

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Montreal 2

Today was spent walking and driving round ‘old’ Montreal, this is quite a pleasant area of the city to look round with its ‘ancient’ buildings as far as the history of Canada can be ancient. The do seem to have … Continue reading

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Montreal 1

We managed to make it to Montreal after a night in a hotel in Vancouver, getting to the hotel was a bit of a pain, we were staying at the Quality Inn Airport hotel,  only it turns out that there … Continue reading

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Canada – day 4

We are headed into the 5th day at the moment, yesterday was spent with Rose’s friend David who she went to University with in China. He first took us on a car tour of the town areas and then to Oak … Continue reading

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