At the end of October, a very short trip to Canada took place (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Niagara Falls).
The flight of 9.5 hours by airbus was easily transferred. This is not 19, as flew through Amsterdam to Bali! TV, books, and now, he is an unfamiliar airport. The plane filled out customs declarations. A sample of filling (in English and Russian!) Was in the back of a chair in a magazine. Standard questions – where, why, for how long, and the condition for importing foreign currency – an amount over 10,000 Canadian dollars must be declared. Border guards, customs – hard. We were warned that even with a visa, you can’t get into the country, everything will depend on the border guard, he can shorten his stay, and may even consider visiting the country inappropriate (?!). Continue reading
Museum of Canadian Railways
The Canadian Railroad Museum is located in the southern suburbs of Montreal. Here are collected more than 250 thousand exhibits on the history of this type of transport.
Canada is a country whose history is inextricably linked with the development of vast territories through the creation of new railway routes. A museum was created in the depot of the city of Saint-Constant, which contains the most famous steam locomotives, diesel locomotives and wagons that plowed the expanses of the country throughout the 20th century. Continue reading
Monkland Avenue is one of the largest streets in Montreal, and in addition, it is the most important trade artery of the Monkland Village area. On the street there are many shops, restaurants and boutiques that attract the attention of tourists.
Monkland Avenue was named after Sir James Monk, the homeowner whose mansion was one of the first to be built here. Until the forties of the 20th century, Monkland Avenue was a quiet, sleeping street, but subsequently it was chosen by representatives of small businesses and the area began to be actively built up. Today, Monkland Avenue is a multi-kilometer avenue where you can find many upmarket restaurants, expensive boutiques, coffee shops, movie theaters and a variety of shops. Continue reading