Monday, May 25, 2009
Montreal: Part 1
With the long Memorial Day weekend as an excuse to hit the road, Patrick and I just got back from a weekend away in Montreal. The drive only took a little over 6 1/2 hours each way, which was very unexpected. While our driving directions promised us only a 6 1/2 hour trip, in our minds, we assumed this meant at least 8 hours with the holiday traffic, so we were very pleasantly surprised to be proven wrong.
We chose Montreal because we thought it would be nice to be able to travel to another country - one where they even speak a different language (it turns out that my French is really rusty, but we got along fine regardless) - while still being able to drive to our destination, and without spending too much money in the process. I'm going to take the rest of the day to sort though my pictures and notes from the weekend and enjoy not being at work, and will post about the trip over the next few days.