Scenes from Montreal

With few signs of spring here in Newfoundland, and our vacation more than two weeks away, I’m getting a little restless for a change of climate and scenery. This morning found me looking back on photos from a different spring, of our May trip to Montreal five years ago. Won’t you come along and take in some sightseeing with me, in one of my favourite cities?

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view from our hotel room


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inside the Centre for Architecture
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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
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Let’s go inside.
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Exhibition by Yoko Ono

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John Lennon's Piano
John Lennon’s Piano

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Mount Royal Park
Mount Royal Park

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playing in the park πŸ˜‰

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Ah…Spring in full bloom

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view from hotel # 2
view from hotel # 2
Loving Old Montreal!
Loving Old Montreal!

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pretty windows
pretty windows
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admiring the architecture

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View from the top of Olympic Stadium
View from the top of Olympic Stadium

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I wanted to bring these home.
I wanted to bring these home.
Sunday Fun Downtown
Sunday Fun Downtown

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Enjoying sangria on Crescent Street

Hoping to visit again someday.

Have you ever been to Montreal? Lived there? What is your favourite city to visit?

22 thoughts on “Scenes from Montreal

  1. Your photography is always so exciting and vibrant! The colors you capture are beautiful πŸ™‚

    I’ve never been to Montreal, but have been to various other areas in Canada. After seeing these pictures, I’d love to travel there one day! The statue of the 3 ladies is too cute.


  2. Jennifer, I agree that that statue of the three talking ladies is a keeper. Montreal sure is lovely. I like visiting any place that has old architecture and big beautiful trees and parks. My next desire would be to visit art galleries and antique stores.

    Blessings ~ Wendy ❀


    1. Pretty city, isn’t it? Of course I didn’t capture everything, like the Ronde (amusement park), or the underground shopping city, or the lively nightlife. Maybe next time, if I ever get back there. πŸ˜‰


  3. Oh Jennifer – my old stomping grounds!! I love Montreal especially Vieux Montreal! I worked on Dorchester and Metcalf…I guess Dorchester is called Rue Rene Levesque now; not far from Old Montreal. I grew up and lived 18 miles away on the south shore across Pont Mercier in Chateauguay. It’s too bad Pauline Marois is such a hag and ruining what I believe to be the best city in Canada for tourists to visit; such a European feel – the rest of Canada is so America Lite in comparison. Thank you for reminding me of this beautiful city!
    Diana xo


    1. You are so lucky to have lived nearby and worked there! I love Montreal and all of its culture, and would love to have a third visit. Paul and I adore the European atmosphere and architecture. And of course it has plenty of green space and trees. Oh I could go on and on! Do you get back there often?
      I’m not familiar with Marois; what is she doing to ruin the city?


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