Monthly Archives: July 2007

TRAVIS: All I Want To Do Is Rock!!!

Three years have gone by. The guys behind Travis, Fran Healy, Dougie Payne, Andy Dunlop, and Neil Primrose made magic happen again tonight at the Verizon Wireless Theater (Houston, TX). John Paul White, a talented singer from Alabama, opened the show. It’s almost always unfair for … Continue reading

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Ottawa Day 9 – Sunday 07/01 Happy Canada Day!

Thuyen and I had a hard choice to make between either celebrating Canada Day in Toronto or Ottawa. Considering we’ve rarely visited the latter and that it’s only about 3 hours of drive away from Montreal it seemed to be the … Continue reading

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Montreal Day 8 – Saturday 06/30 Zao Creation & Dapila

It was going to rain today but we couldn’t let go the opportunity to catch the 8th edition of Festival International Montreal en Arts (FIMA) from June 28 to July 1, 2007 in the Village. The Festival invites the public to come … Continue reading

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Montreal Day 7 – Friday 06/29 More shopping and Flora

Shopping in Montréal is most exciting if not because of the currently low US dollar value. Thuyen took me to Centre Rockland, le nouveau chic du magasinage! Stores include Mango, Foxy Jeans, and H&M all part of the 50+ boutiques currently serving … Continue reading

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Montreal Day 6 – Thursday 06/28 Vive le Marché Jean-Talon

I’ve been to Jean-Talon Market (le Marché Jean-Talon) before but it has expanded quite a few just within 3 years. The place is said to be the largest outdoor public market in North America. Merchants range from fruits/vegetable, butcher shop/fish shop, cheese factory, … Continue reading

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Montreal Day 5 – Wednesday 06/27 Miss Swiss!

My sister and I felt like eating dim sum this morning and so we went to Chinatown. I used to remember this place now called Ruby Rouge (or has it always been called like that?) has pretty good dim sum but on our recent visit … Continue reading

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