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Le mot du voyage: «escapade»

25 Août

When registering for the translation conference in Orford (near Sherbrooke, QC), I had decided to fly into Montreal a day early to visit as much of the city as I could in 24 hours. A day is such little time to visit a city with so much history, art, beauty and gastronomy. However, I do not regret my little « escapade » from a tumultuous work routine and an intense (but highly instructive) professional conference.

// escapade // nom féminin: Sortie furtive. Les pensionnaires ont fait quelques escapades. SYN. équipée, fugue (Source: Multidictionnaire)

Rue Fabre

I landed at the Montreal Trudeau Airport on Saturday, August 18 at noon (on schedule) and after stowing my heavier suitcase at the convenient staffed airport « locker room » (consigne), I made my way downtown with the 747 shuttle bus. From the Berri/ UQAM central station, it was an easy 2 metro stops up the orange line to Avenue Mont-Royal. With my 24-hour pass, I also had access to the bus network, and it was only a 5-minute ride to my airbnb room in an apartment located on Rue Fabre.

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