All, Canada, garden, Montreal

A Night at The Botanical Garden

Before the weather gets too cold, Montréal’s Botanical Garden was holding a Light Festival.  It was nice, similar to the one at Nusa Dua, Bali. There were Chinese and Japanese gardens. The Insectarium was not to be missed. A small Insectarium though has many gorgeous and terrifying looking insects. Just wonderful! 

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All, Montreal, Music, Nature, People

Tam Tam in Action

When the weather is nice and sunny head over to Parc Jean Mance in Montreal and join hundreds of people playing any kind of percussions (Tam Tam) and just chilling enjoying the beat.  After that, do a trekking up the hill and see the belvedere with its view of the city. 

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All, Daily life, garden, Laval

Suburbia Laval: Normality

Landed in Quebec, heading straight to Laval, a suburb 15 minutes away by car from Montreal.  A residential area, with similar shaped houses without fences and gardens. It’s nice and quiet, big street within the inner residents. Public busses passed through there which was nice!  There were schools, sport fields and gardens around. Almost nobody walk, […]

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All, France, garden, Museum, Versailles

The Garden of Versailles 

To me, the most captivating part of Versailles was its garden. Just sublime! Exquisite! Spacious!  Bought our tickets online, when arriving (around 9.30am) we had to queue for a good 45 minutes to enter, due to security check. There were only two water fountains working that day, it means the rest of fountains didn’t sprout […]

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All, Buildings, Italy, Nature, Tivoli, Travel

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

It was soooo breathtaking! So many water fountains! Such expansive villa. There was also a musical sculpture powered by water pressure, after 500 years, still running well! Villa D’Este is a must see when you want to visit a more suburban area with lovely gardens, open space and hundreds of fountains. We were lucky, the weather was […]

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