Express By Canad Inns - Fort Garry
Travel Blogs from Winnipeg
... in 1968. We strolled through the cemetery, that holds the tomb of the Metis leader Louis Riel, founding father of Manitoba and Ray's ancestor. Family names of Lagimodiere and Lavalee are very common in the cemeteries here. We strolled along the Red River and must say we were very impressed with the architecture of Winnipeg. Other than their cold winters and Mosquitos, the locals say it is a ...
... an amazing church, absolutely massive, built in a converted former warehouse, and could seat well over a thousand in their main auditorium.
The next evening I had a dinner booked with more lovely friends, Quon and Barb Hum, in the heart of Winnipeg's Chinatown district at the Kum Koon Garden of course! This time it was dishes shared, not Dim Sum, and the food and company was wonderful as always. They insisted on paying for everything, I'm still not used to ...
... after the snowfall the kids were all out on the oval rolling enormous snowballs, until the grass began to appear because they'd used so much of it! They might have been over it by the end of April, but in the true spirit of childhood, were all ready to get excited about it again by November! They particularly love building snow forts, and I found a group one day snuggled down behind a giant wall of snowballs to escape the wind chill. The classes had the chance just before ...
... and took 10 children to see the One Direction movie at Polo Park. Some had been in my class the year before, some were still with me this year, and a couple were new grade 3 students I hadn't taught before. Several parents came along as well. Needless to say we all had a ball, and yes, there may have been some singing along during the concert footage, but I admit to nothing! Events at school have included everything from the annual Terry Fox Run, more on that in ...
... behind a few trees and lots of flowers and so we almost miss him but in the end we spotted him.
Now a bee line to Winnipeg. We cross the border into Manitoba and it is funny how quickly the scenery changed. in less than an hour we see far less trees and the land is flat. Next thing you know we see wheat and ...
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