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International Fireworks Competition-Montreal 2015

Montreal International Fireworks Competition 2015 The largest pyrotechnics competition of its kind in the world, the Montreal International Fireworks Competition has been going strong since 1985 and remains one of this city’s top summer attractions. In 2015, the Montreal Fireworks Competition is held July 1st to August 1st, 2015. Yesterday we…

A Journey to Perce ( a beautiful village in Canada)

This is the most memorable road trip I had in Canada , visiting the most beautiful Village in Quebec Perce is an experience in itself. Percé is a small city near the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, Canada. I took the below pic from the car when we entered…

New York Diaries – Part 2

After discovering the spots in & around Rockefeller Center, we decided to explore the Times square,which is a major commercial intersection . If you are Looking for fun for the whole family, it has some of the largest attractions that will amaze audiences of any age! It is located at the junction of…

New York Diaries – Part 1

So at last it’s been a wonderful week for us in New York . I finally took the break I so longed for, went far away from Montreal’s snow & cold and fell right into the lap of blooming Spring in New York  ! There is no place in the world quite like…

An evening in Montreal Christmas

Montreal Christmas — or Noël as it is called in French is amazing and beautiful.Whether you love or loathe the holidays, celebrate with or without family, it can be a really fun time of the year.There are events and activities around the city. I decided to take a walk one beautiful…

Makar Sankranti

Makara Sankranti is a Hindu festival celebrated in almost all parts of India in a myriad of cultural forms. Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into the zodiac sign of Makara rashi (Capricorn) on its celestial path. The day is also believed to mark the arrival of spring…

Mesmerizing and breathtaking -Fall colors in Montreal

From mid-September to early November, Montreal’s many trees reveal an array of colors. Yellows, oranges and reds are hidden from view in warmer months by the green pigment chlorophyll, a molecule crucial to photosynthesis which begins disappearing from leaves as days grow shorter and temperatures drop. Montreal fall foliage destinations…

Angrignon Park- Montreal Canada

   Chahat's Travelogue   September 7, 2014  No Comments

Angrignon Park (French: ‘Parc Angrignon’ is a large park in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Angrignon Park has a total area of 97 hectares.The park is named for Jean-Baptiste Angrignon (1875-1948), a longtime city councillor in Côte Saint-Paul.The park was inspired by the design of 19th century English gardens. The park contains…

Ville De Chambly

   Chahat's Travelogue   August 13, 2014  No Comments

Chambly is a city in south-western Quebec, Canada, about 25 km (16 miles) to the south east of Montreal.Chambly is home to the massive Fort Chambly, built with local stone between 1709 and 1711 sitting on the Richelieu River.Chambly is also known for the Chambly Canal, a National Historic Site…

Hot Balloon Festival-Festival International des Montgolfière

   Chahat's Travelogue   August 13, 2014  No Comments

Festival Mission “Giving Life to participants in the international event, a unique experience combining the spectacle of hot air balloons, entertainment and dissemination of arts activities, and by remaining attentive to the needs of the community while promoting economic development and tourism.” Festival started in 1984 when the Board of Trade,…