Montreal – Downtown, Old Montreal and Underground City

Montreal is the largest city in Quebec which is one of the 13 provinces and territories (what would be considered States in the USA) that comprise Canada. Just 10 years ago, something of a bleak mood prevailed in Quebec province. It seemed possible that the province would choose to fling itself into independence form the rest of Canada. Since, Montreal has become a modern city in every regard, with skyscrapers in unexpected shapes and...

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Versailles – France

Versailles, that was formerly the capital of the kingdom France, is now a wealthy suburb of Paris. It is only a 15-20 minutes ride away from Paris and it’s an extremely popular day trip for people visiting Paris. As I was born in Versailles and I still have family living there, I’ve been there many times and it’s in my opinion one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The city is mainly known for its castle which...

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