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We flew out of Richmond this morning at 7:30 at 62 degrees, through beautiful skies in Chicago at 28 degrees, and then on to Winnipeg. We arrived in Winnipeg around noon local (1:00 ET), into 25 mph winds, 20 degree temps, and snow flurries.
The Natural Habitat Adventures (our trip outfitters and the same ones ...
... there were things I didn't know. Dali loved the idea of people wearing his art, so he created a line of fine jewelry.
Dali was an enthusiastic subject for photographers, where he mugged for the camera and played with his moustache. The series of photographs follow the progress of Dali's career.
It was an amazing exhibit and a crowning jewel for the city.
Winnipeg is a rough town. Or maybe I was just in a rough area. Don't get me wrong. I am not suggesting that I was uneasy or unsafe.
But it was rough, in the sense of not having many smooth edges. It was loud. There were panhandlers everywhere. The hotel clerk reminded me to not leave anything of value in the car. The security guard at the hotel elevators ...
... had travelled. We then flew further south into the national park area where we saw DOZENS of bears on a peninsula, including a mother and cub. We flew at about 300 feet and were careful not to spook the bears. A few of them started to run when we approached and we quickly backed off; most bears, however completely ignored us.
We saw areas that were now completely denuded of plant life, the results of too many snow geese eating ALL the vegetation. They are now a huge ...
... a really good visit, and in my mind this justified this whole crazy roadtrip. The rest of the afternoon was spent lounging about, drinking beer and watching NFL. At 4:00 we ventured back to Hooters (hey! they have a hockey bus too!) I was veryu surprised to see that the same table we sat at last night had a sign on it: "Reserved for Stephen King". I guess we made an impression Saturday night! After a few beer and a Ceasar salad, we boarded the bus. ...