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Here are pictures from our Honeymoon in Montreal, Quebec in October 2007. We've also posted pictures from our wedding.

Downtown Montreal  
View of downtown from the air
Montreal
The good folks at the Sheraton sent up a complimentary cheese and fruit tray and a bottle of wine.
Complimentary Room Service
View of Mt. Royal from our hotel room
Mt. Royal
View of downtown and Mt. Royal from our hotel room
Downtown
Street Walking
Street Walking
View of Mt. Royal along Rue Stanley
Rue Stanley
Walking around at night, it's hard not to notice the many strip clubs, like this one called "Super Sexe".
Super Sexe
Sun Life Building
Sun Life Building
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
Vieux-Montreal
Much of Old Montreal is adorned with cobblestone streets.
Cobblestone Streets
The beautiful fall colors at Vieux-Port (Old Port)
Vieux-Port
The beautiful fall colors at Vieux-Port (Old Port)
Vieux-Port
Quai Jacques-Cartier
Quai Jacques-Cartier
Much of Old Montreal is adorned with cobblestone streets.
Cobblestone Streets
We had lunch at a great Polish restaurant in Old Montreal.  Grilled kielbasa and meat and cheese pierogis - how can you go wrong?
Polish Lunch
The Hotel de Ville (City Hall) dates from 1860.
Hotel de Ville (City Hall)
Place Vauquelin Fountain
Place Vauquelin Fountain
The Vieux Palais de Justice (an old courthouse) dates from 1856
Vieux Palais de Justice
Rusty!
Rusty!
The Bell Center, home of the Montreal Canadiens
Bell Center
Projectors illuminated the ice with Canadien greats of years past.
Canadien Greats
Damn, look at all those Stanley Cup wins!
Stanley Cup Wins
Downtown Montreal at night
Downtown Montreal at night
Dorchester Square
Dorchester Square
The Mary Queen of the World Cathedral was Bishop Bourget's quarter-scale model tribute to St. Peter's in Rome.
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
The Mary Queen of the World Cathedral took 20 years to build and was completed in 1884.
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
The altar canopy in the Mary Queen of the World Cathedral is a reproduction of Bernini's Baldacchino in Rome.
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
Bishop Bourget (1799-1885)
Bishop Bourget
Feed the Birds (Tuppence a Bag)
Feed the Birds (Tuppence a Bag)
Pigeon Fountain
Pigeon Fountain
Stairs leading up to St. Patrick's Basilica
St. Patrick's Basilica
Built in 1847, St. Patrick's Basilica is one of the oldest Catholic churches in the city.
St. Patrick's Basilica
Basilique St-Patrick
St. Patrick's Basilica
This guy had a PC monitor strapped to his back, we assume as a walking advertisement.
Human Billboard
Mrs. McGrath
Mrs. McGrath
Conference Center (Palais des Congres)
Conference Center
The Place des Arts Fountain was decorated in a golf theme.
Place des Arts Fountain
Enjoying the afternoon sun
Enjoying the Afternoon Sun
Basilique Notre-Dame
Basilique Notre-Dame
One of the statues in front of Basilique Notre-Dame
Basilique Notre-Dame Statue
I too would hang my head down in shame if I was forced to wear this monstrosity.
Pink Monstrosity
Basilique Notre-Dame's vaulted ceiling is a deep azure blue and is studded with thousands of 24-carat gold stars.
Basilique Notre-Dame
Basilique Notre-Dame's vaulted ceiling is a deep azure blue and is studded with thousands of 24-carat gold stars.
Basilique Notre-Dame
Prayer Candles
Prayer Candles
Main Altar
Main Altar
Main Altar
Main Altar
Main Altar
Main Altar
Main Altar
Main Altar
Organ
Organ
This is China Town!
This is China Town!

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Olympic Park  
The Olympic Stadium's Tour Montreal (Olympique) is a leaning tower 55 stories high, from which a membrane roof descends along cables over the playing field.
The Tour Montreal
A young girl hands a leaf over to a bird inside the Biodome
Polly Wanna Leaf?
Golden Lion Tamarin
Golden Lion Tamarin
Hyacinth Macaws
Hyacinth Macaws
Porcupines
Porcupines
Lynx
Lynx
Sea Star and Urchin
Sea Star and Urchin
Gull
Gull
The Biodome's St. Lawrence River habitat
St. Lawrence River habitat
Penguins
Penguins
Carol Channing?
Carol Channing?
You don't want to mess with this prairie dawg
Prairie Dawg
Prairie Dogs
Prairie Dogs
Burrowing Owl
Burrowing Owl
The Tour Montreal
The Tour Montreal
A funicular cable car runs up the spine of the Tour Montreal to an observation deck.
Funicular Cable Car
Looking toward downtown from the observation deck
Observation Deck
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
View of the Biodome
Biodome
Olympic Stadium
Olympic Stadium
Inside the Olympic Stadium
Inside the Olympic Stadium
It must have been Field Trip Day at the Botanical Gardens
Field Trip
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Mr. and Mrs. McGrath
Mr. and Mrs. McGrath
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
The Tour Montreal
The Tour Montreal
Gangsta Squirrel
Gangsta Squirrel
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
Chinese Garden
'Midnight Purple' Bromeliad
'Midnight Purple' Bromeliad
'Midnight Purple' Bromeliad
'Midnight Purple' Bromeliad
Tropical Flower
Tropical Flower
Tropical Flowers
Tropical Flowers
Spooky Cacti
Spooky Cacti
Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winner
Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winner
Halloween festivities at the Botanical Gardens
Halloween Festivities
 

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