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FLICKR PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Our photo offering of the week comes from Flickr starlet “glzwus” — who has a couple of stunning albums devoted to various Montreal neighborhoods and attractions. Check’em out. Also, check out the Montreal Botanical Gardens in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. “With an outstanding collection that boasts more than 22,000 species and varieties of plants, the Montréal Botanical Garden is considered one of the world’s best gardens. Over 180 acres, it features 10 exhibition greenhouses and over 30 outdoor gardens. The Chinese and Japanese Gardens offer exotic landscapes, whereas the Tree House displays Québec’s abundant forest wealth.” Thanks for the photo! —————————————————————————————————————— Submit your Montréal pictures to our MONTRÉAL BUZZ FLICKR GROUP. And see our previous PHOTOS OF THE WEEK.

MONTREAL ATTRACTIONS: JET BOATING

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of guiding New York blogger Joe.My.God. around Montreal. We ate at fancy restaurants, wandered through farmer’s markets  and leisurely rolled along on Bixis. It was all lovely, but I wanted to make sure we upped the ‘adventure’ factor before he went home. So we went jet boating.

MONTREAL ATTRACTIONS: THE AMPHI-BUS

The Amphi-Bus is a unique Montréal guided tour that traverses land and water. I had seen this transformer/nemo-esque machine cruising the streets of Old Montréal in the past, and had a developed a secret ‘Amphi-Bus Crush’ – I knew I wanted some of that fun adventure! So I grabbed my friend Safa and we went voyaging. We had a riot! Here’s a quick video to give you a sense of the Amphi-Bus…