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Montreal: Je Me Souviens

Montreal —  Je Me Souviens

Canada is the land of my birth and I will always have a special place in my heart for this beautiful country and its warm, friendly people.  There are many great cities in Canada, two of my favorites (for different reasons) being Vancouver and Montreal.  Vancouver is one of the most breath-takingly beautiful cities in the world, which I’ll be discussing at another time.  Montreal is a truly world-class city of history, youthful energy, and a rich cultural and culinary tradition.

Montreal (named after the hill that dominates it, Mont Royal) is built on an island and is the second largest city in Canada.  Founded by French explorer Samuel de Champlain, it is also one of Canada’s oldest cities.  Montreal has something to offer almost everyone.  The …

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