116 Photos - Oct 26, 2014
Photo: Our room at Epik Hotel in Old MontrealPhoto: Our room at Epik Hotel in Old Montreal - Laurie is in the mirrorPhoto: La Chine canal, built in 1825 to by-pass the rapids on the St Lawrence riverPhoto: La Chine canal, built in 1825 to by-pass the rapids on the St Lawrence riverPhoto: Lots of good plaques with information in MontrealPhoto: Matt at the Lachine canalPhoto: Making crepesPhoto: We ate at Joe Beef's our first nightPhoto: Pate with cheery sauce and toast.  I cut the tripe out of the picture.Photo: Horse fillet wrapped with bacon, a fried egg, and a sausagePhoto: Garlic fries with roumalade saucePhoto: Roasted guinea fowlPhoto: Roasted guinea fowlPhoto: Horse, yum!  Note the chalk board menu behind mePhoto: Big buffalo head in the bathroomPhoto: Big buffalo head in the bathroomPhoto: Big buffalo head in the bathroomPhoto: Basilica of Notre DamePhoto: Basilica of Notre Dame at nightPhoto: Place de Armes and a statue of MaisonneufPhoto: Founder of MontrealPhoto: The metroPhoto: Berri - UQAM Metro stationPhoto: Laurie at the Contemporary Art MuseumPhoto: Statue of King Edward VII.  Not sure why Montrealers liked him so much.Photo: Monument to King Edward VIIPhoto: The Hudson Bay Company buildingPhoto: The Hudson Bay Company buildingPhoto: Christ ChurchPhoto: Window at Christ Church, MontrealPhoto: Christ ChurchPhoto: Anglicans are very friendlyPhoto: Mont RoyalPhoto: Matt and the Illuminated Crown sculpturePhoto: The Illuminated CrowdPhoto: Matt and James McGillPhoto: Redpath Museum at McGill UniversityPhoto: Redpath Museum at McGill UniversityPhoto: Redpath Museum at McGill UniversityPhoto: This was a great little natural history museum.Photo: Redpath Museum at McGill UniversityPhoto: Redpath Museum at McGill UniversityPhoto: What does this sign mean?  Stay tuned...Photo: Canadians like moose.  These were all over town.Photo: Outside the Museum of Fine ArtsPhoto: Outside the Museum of Fine ArtsPhoto: A Chulhuly outside the Museum of Fine ArtsPhoto: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemetery (Our Lady of the Snow)Photo: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemeteryPhoto: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemeteryPhoto: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemeteryPhoto: Photo: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemeteryPhoto: Chapel in the cemeteryPhoto: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemeteryPhoto: Lefebers are everywhere!Photo: Firemen's monumentPhoto: Firemen who died on dutyPhoto: The Chinese sectionPhoto: The Chinese sectionPhoto: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemeteryPhoto: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemeteryPhoto: Pretty elaboratePhoto: Notre Dames Des Neiges cemeteryPhoto: Beer and fried snacksPhoto: Grilled squid at Porto MarPhoto: Moulles at Porto MarPhoto: Fried sardines at Porto MarPhoto: Clams with port at Porto MarPhoto: Matt looking out from our room at Epik HotelPhoto: Bon Jour!Photo: Walking up Mont RoyalPhoto: 255 steps on this part - the view better be worth itPhoto: It was!  The top of Mont RoyalPhoto: The top of Mont RoyalPhoto: The top of Mont RoyalPhoto: The top of Mont RoyalPhoto: The top of Mont RoyalPhoto: Jacques Cartier meeting an Indian
Bad news for the Iroquois.Photo: Inside the Chalet - note the squirrels at the ceilingPhoto: Big squirrels!Photo: The top of Mont RoyalPhoto: The ChaletPhoto: Marche Jean Tallon in Little ItalyPhoto: Row houses on The PlateauPhoto: These stairs are not practical for a snowy climate.Photo: THAT"S what they mean!Photo: Trophy mount at Bily Kun barPhoto: There were about 25 of them!Photo: La Banquise in the PlateauPhoto: Poutine at La Banquise.  One regular was plenty for twoPhoto: The houses were pretty nice.Photo: Dinner at L'OrignalPhoto: Started with a half dozen oystersPhoto: Minestrone soup with oystersPhoto: Burssels sprouts with pasta, bacon, and a fried eggPhoto: Rabbit with polenta and cabbagePhoto: Crusted cod with Puy lentils, kale, and clamsPhoto: Us with Paul, our very excellent hotelierPhoto: The alter at Sacre Coeur chaple in Notre DamePhoto: Inside Notre Dame - lousy photo.  It was pretty dark.Photo: Some people made out of shrubbery.Photo: The Chuhuly again.  This time in sunlight.Photo: The Chuhuly again.  This time in sunlight.Photo: The hat Napoleon wore during the Russian campaign.  They had a pretty big Napoleon exhibit at the Fine Arts museum: unexpected, but cool.Photo: Laurie liked this painting of this "sorry little group."Photo: See? (Fifth line from the bottom)  The captions at this museum were much edgier than anything we have.Photo: Dumpling place in ChinatownPhoto: Dumplings, stuffed with pork & shripm, in ChinatownPhoto: Dumplings, stuffed with lamb and onionsPhoto: The Origins of MontrealPhoto: Risoto with choriso and shrimp at Les PyrenneesPhoto: Anchovy salad with crostiniPhoto: Beef cheeks with mashed potatoes and a vegetable medlyPhoto: Flank steak with bleu cheese sauce, mashed potatoes, and a vegetable medlyPhoto: Leaving for home