So, I got to check two more places off my map. Here's what it looks like for now.
I loved Vermont. The country girl in me was so happy. The air was fresh, the mountains were gorgeous, and it was just plain peaceful.
I visited the Ben & Jerry's "factory" while in VT. It was free thanks to Foursquare. Interesting, but nothing to make a special stop for. They have so many other factories open now, it's kinda disappointing. Our tour guide was great none the less.
I visited the Flavor Graveyard and LOVED finding this headstone for ice cream that contained Jack Daniels. What what!?!
View from my room at the B&B in Stowe. This little mountain town was AWESOME. Such cute mom and pop bars and restaurants. I'd love to go back when it's ski season.
(PS. Super hottie gentlemen asked me to stay and hang with him at and his friends where I had dinner, open tab, and idiot me turned him down. I don't do well with this single thing girls.)
One of many cute little cafes in Old Montreal.
A Kir Royal and fresh bread? Oui, s'il vous plaît!
The view from my lunch spot, Jardin Nelson.
One of the gorgeous old buildings in Old Montreal.
The Basillique de Notre Dame
So hard to photograph, but the interior was breathtaking.
I'm not Catholic, but I lit a candle and said a prayer at the St. Jude statue. He is the Patron Saint of Lost Causes and one of the Saints I love.
My overall experience in Montreal was dismal. I'm so glad I went and finally set foot into Canada, but the language barrier was rough. French is the language in Montreal and not knowing but the basics, proved to be super difficult for me. My first experience in a hostel was AWESOME and I only wish I would have done this method of travel sooner. I'm eager to return to Canada and visit the many other provinces outside Quebec. I was blessed with the opportunity to visit, and I'm so thankful for that!