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Montreal; Freezing rain & our first dump – Photos

Friday, December 12th, 2008


2nd week of December and we’ve already had our first major dump of snow (with more on the way). What’s interesting about this one was the freezing rain which then turned to snow. Look closely at the branches below.


Trees are hanging low, branches have snapped, and parts of the city lost electricity during the night of Dec 10th.

But there is beauty even with freezing rain. The pictures below were taken in Westmount Park; the light reflecting off the ice just makes everything kind of spooky looking.


Parc Lafontaine (Montreal) – Photos

Thursday, October 16th, 2008


Oct 16 – Last days of fall in Montreal. Colours are losing their shine – in Montreal you can have a day like the above and then, within 24 hours, wake up to snow / slush / freezing rain / frigid 75km wind blowing through you as if you had no clothes on your back / grey depressing, hopeless skies. Then the people change; from happy and latin to miserable and long-faced – kind of like they are all year long in Toronto, hehe. The bright side is winter only lasts 6 months of the year.


Parc du Mont-Royal (Montreal) – Photos

Thursday, October 16th, 2008
mt5.jpg Last weekend was Thanksgiving in Canada and we were lucky to get great weather in Montreal (around 20 C). Parc du Mont-Royal (Mont Royal Park) is the 1st place in Montreal that any visitor should ... [Continue reading this entry]

Montreal – travel tips and Photos

Thursday, June 12th, 2008
m1.jpg I'm always taking photos or writing about exotic foreign places and it hit me that I've never posted photos or written anything about the city where I've lived the last 23 years. It is easy ... [Continue reading this entry]