An unfamiliar language, increases the time spent on doing routine things.
Well, we were in the city of Montreal, where 70% of the people speak french and it is also the second largest french speaking city in the world after Paris. With everything in French and not in English (as we are used to), everything took longer – from getting directions to reading a menu.
Lesson learned – Before traveling, pick up more than a few words of the local language to make things easier.
Our visit to the Mount Royal (Mont Royal)
The trip began right from the time we settled in our car and the GPS started pronouncing the street names differently & we couldn’t figure out the directions. Our Drive from the hotel to the Mount Royal Park, though it wasn’t long, took quite some time – maybe an extra half an hour. And finally, when…
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