Place Louis Riel Suite Hotel
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... for breakfast a couple of times) was the architecture. Winnipeg has taken care to preserve its buildings, rather than tearing them down and replacing them. Except the city hall that is. In the 1960s, one of Winnipeg's mayors decided he really didn't care for the beautiful building that was the city hall, and arranged to have it torn down and replaced with a lump of concrete. It did make me nostalgic for my university days I must admit. Other than ...
... 4. We saw a sign painted at the end of the pier in Doolan that puzzled us. We are not sure if the sign is a symptom of government over regulation, inebriated tourists/locals, necessitated by historical events or all of the above. Picture attached.
5. Our treks into the Atlantic on the boat made us think about how tough it must have been for the Irish people to travel to North America and Australia during the potato famine era. We saw a ...
... be, and in fact had known that for a very long time now. So it was exciting and nerve-wracking to be able to see them face to face. We'd both had such busy years that we'd only had time to speak briefly on Skype a couple of times. We walked into the house, and were greeted by enthusiastic dogs, smiles, hugs and "great to finally meet you at last!" It really was as if we'd known each other personally for years, and in no time we were settled in down in the basement ...
Ya, you read that right. I cannot believe I'm actually going to say this, but I wasn't even looking forward to this trip. Now you just want to smack me don't you? I know it! :). Between stresses at work, lack of time at home, and R and I pulled in many different directions....this trip was all in bad timing...or was it! LOL I'm a worry wart, a perfectionist and a planner....and that doesn't bode well for a trip that came too fast and so little time ...
... number of people wanting to take you to a zip line goes on and on. Likewise cave tubing, or whatever you are looking for.
I have yet to discover if I can just drive up there, and pay to get in... every web site seems to indicate that it is "their" zip line. Maybe the cave tubing guides actually supply their own tubes, I don't know.
Sometimes too many options is not a good thing.
I've found at least ...
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