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TravelPod Member ReviewsVictoria Inn Thunder Bay
This hotel sucks the big one.
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Well I made it to Thunder Bay this morning and arrived about 11am after a 1hour and 35 minute flight. After a few minutes after collecting my bag, Marina turned up at the airport to collect me. Taking one step out of the door I was taken back by the intense freezing cold snow weather and went into panic. After a few laughs on how I reacted to the weather , we made it to the car which I was so happy to see. Thunder Bay is covered in snow ...
... food was pretty good. Lots of fresh veggies and tasty sauces and proteins to choose from. For those who haven't eaten at a Mongolian grill restaurant, you fill a bowl with raw vegetables and meat or fish/seafood and then choose a sauce and bring it to a cook at the grill who makes a show of cooking your food with a little showmanship and then you take it to your table and enjoy.
Here we are cruising into Manitoba, minding our own business when we decide to call James who is working in Thunder Bay. Well he tells us that he is going to Winnipeg on Saturday to pick up a motorcycle that he has purchased so, what the heck, we head to Winnipeg to help him out.
You see, he is driving a pick up truck there so he can put the bike in the back and drive home. No big deal right, except Thunder Bay to Winnipeg is a little over 700 kms away. So ...
... amethyst, ranging from pale to dark
purple, is Ontario’s provincial gemstone.
We saw a sign saying amethyst mine tours and pulled off down a dirt road
for 5 kms. We came upon a little old man, with a towel for sun protection tucked under his hardhat, the owner of the
"amethyst mine". The gentleman geologist
from Minnesota has owned the mine since 2002, which has been in operation since
... of deciduous trees, marshes, grasslands, farms, cliffs and rocks to keep one entertained. Arrived in Thunder Bay around 5.30pm, checked into our Travelodge (quite nice) and ate at the Sushi Station next door to the hotel. Seems like an odd place to find (let alone eat) sushi, given how far we were from any ocean! but it was really quite ...