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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Canada – Day 3

We are now into our 3rd day here in Victoria, the weather has been bloody cold so far, we had rain this morning and misty with clouds, and sun this afternoon, but still cold. Jetlag caught up with us a … Continue reading

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Canada (First days)

We are now in sort of sunny Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, we arrived the day before yesterday after an 11hr flight so we ended up being awake for around 28 hours that day when we finally did get to … Continue reading

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Earthquake

Well, I am relieved to report that the earthquake did not affect this area in the South East of China, the only indication that I got, before I knew there was a quake, was that the Internet was unavailable for … Continue reading

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