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Festival des Pot Holes

Spring brings lots of things but there are some that are just special... Montreal's Pot Hole Festival, or "Festival des Pot Holes" as it's known in sexier French has begun.. it's a 2 month long "celebration" of the infamous mini sink holes that pop up randomly all over the Ville de Montréal.. You will see drivers dance around them making quick jerky movements to avoid falling into one. Garages & car Dealers put up pretty colourful signs "celebrating" such things as Wheel Alignments, flat tire repair and Bearing Replacements.. Pedestrians get their annual exercise jumping and wide stepping across these cute little sunken pots into the Earth's surface. Clinics and hospitals also celebrate.. treating people for sprained and broken ankles, legs, arms and hips as the pedestrian dance sometimes just gets out of hand and well you know people when they get wild.. Lastly lawyers and judges also get in on the act (who would a thunk eh?)... introducing legal suits again the city for making it all too much fun for people to handle.. gotta love living in a cold climate region, enjoy the season and Happy Spring :-)

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Taken on April 4, 2015