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Long Weekend Getaway in Montreal

Excaping to Montreal for a sweet little road trip with my main squeeze.  Montreal is a major city in Quebec about 6hrs East of Toronto.  It kind of reminds me of a grungy version of Toronto with French speakers.  We started the day off with some classfic Montreal sbagels with lox & cream cheese at Fairmount Bagels.  I was shockingly disappointed at the lack of distinct flavor despite the bagels were prepared in the traditional Montreal style (boiled before baked).  I would recommend St. Viateur, however they do only sell bagels and do not offer ready-to-eat ones with filling. Strolling down Old Montreal was very nice and relaxing.  There is a port where you can see some sailboats and a nice view of the city as a backdrop.   We saw some sort of ceremony happening…but not sure what it was about as the whole narration was in French 😛 I think it was something about the celebration of the city’s anniversary of sorts? Spotted some cool swings that played music and generated energy as …