Montreal in Pictures

July 3 2012

Since I had to go down to the Old Port on some errands this afternoon I popped over to the Urban Beach to check out the sand sculptures on the Quai de l’Horloge. There are 3 sculptures in total that were done for the Art in the Sand (Art en Sable) competition held between 23rd June and 2nd July. Luckily the sculptures were still in pretty good shape.

I always find it sad that these great works of art in sand are normally eroded so quickly after their creation by the sea. In this case it will likely be a bulldozer or some city employees with shovels. Anyway, glad I was able to capture the grains of sand in their artistic form.

I highly recommend anyone who lives in or visits Montreal to take a Saute Moutons jet boat ride on the rapids. Boats leave from the Quai de…

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