A couple of weekends ago, a friend and I hopped on the metro to spend the day at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Sainte-Hélène and Île Notre-Dame. Now I’m not going to lie, but my sole motivation for visiting these two beautiful island was the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Île Notre-Dame, I wanted to walk the track and see up close what I usually only see on a TV screen when watching the Formula One. I was so happy to be able to half walk, half cycle the track on such a gorgeous day (although I was dressed completely wrong for the weather).
An unexpected gem of the trip was the Biosphére on Île Sainte-Hélène. The ticket price was super reasonable for students at only $10 tax included, and we spent a good portion of our day learning about the environment and the impact we as human beings have on the earth. There were loads of interactive activities, a 360 degree cinema and rooftop-ish exhibit on the effects of transport on the environment. Definitely worth a visit if you’re ever in Montreal!
I’m going to end my post here, but below are some pictures from the day.
(All photos taken by myself or my friend Eunice. They are responsible for the much better looking photos: 1,2,3,5 and 6!)
(Sorry/Not sorry for the selfie.)