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Autumn has arrived in Montréal. The air is perceptably colder and people are all wearing their coats, gloves and scarves. The difference really has arrived in a matter of one or two days and the temperature has dropped.
What’s really remarkable though is the chill in the air. You can really feel almost ice in the wind. Apparently the cold air is coming down from the artic – it’s almost as though the artic weather front has suddenly won over warmer ones from the south.

 

By the way, Canadians say Fall has arrived in Montréal rather than Autumn. 

What are your thoughts about fall here in Québec? Leave your comment below!

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As the girls woke up at 4:00am this morning and the sun started to shine at the end of breakfast, we decided to go for a walk in the Mont-Royal park. It’s really easy to get to from the flat, you just turn down avenue Mont-Royal and drive straight to the park. 

We stopped at the “Maison Smith” and got out for a walk. Well it turned into a run as there was some sort of fun meet going on and Eleanor wanted to join in! So we ran/walked/stumbled down q hill until Valentine decided she wanted to walk to so we inched our way back up.

Parc Mont-Royal is amazing. It’s hard to imagine when you’re in the park that you’re so close to a major city. Everything is quiet, you can hear the birds singing, the trees are green (in August) and the air is fresh! We only visited a small part, but we’re looking forward to getting to know the rest.

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