Thriftlodge Winnipeg

1400 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E3G5, Canada | 1 star hotel
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Winter Concert and a Christmas countdown...

A travel blog entry by tan13_ocanada

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... photos tell that part of the story, while I attempt to fill in the gaps here.


On December 1st I had all the joy and fun of decorating my first Christmas tree, or 'trimming' it, as they say sometimes over here, at my friend Jennifer's. We had a delicious roast dinner, and I had the chance to meet her lovely mum, and see Jen's daughter and her partner again. Chris just happens to be a South Aussie Dana met when Jen was on a teaching exchange in Adelaide in 2010. It was ...

Where have the last two months gone?!

A travel blog entry by tan13_ocanada

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... t have to worry about it spilling anywhere! The radio station I listen to had the hosts joking about how Winnipegers all whinge about how awful this weather is, but that they boast about it and wear it as a badge of honour when talking to outsiders about it ( especially if they happen to be Americans and from somewhere normally warm and sunny like California) ie "oh, 40 below, we can handle THAT!" They're holding curling competitions to pick a team for the Winter Olympics here at ...

The month that was September

A travel blog entry by tan13_ocanada

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... so is their company! Yes, I'm going to be bringing it back home, even though its a region one I got from the US. I'm hoping I'll be able to play it on computers at least. I can't see any copies being available outside of North America at the moment. I had to buy it through Amazon Canada. The other fortnight I had three wonderful people I work with at school and their partners come over for dinner on a Friday night...which meant plenty of pre prep work in the cooking department, ...

Day 3 : Winnipeg

A travel blog entry by lyndseyip

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... a Big moose.We were driving down the highway looking for it and it is huge and it was hard to miss.

The Vermilion Bay Inukshuk is really beautiful. I really loved the colours of the rocks.

The Bigfoot statue was just on the side of the highway in a restaurant parking lot....it was kind of odd I thought. Apparently it was used to bring in customers.

The last statue we saw was ...

A tour guide in my home town.

A travel blog entry by tan13_ocanada

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It was lovely to have a couple of days to enjoy sleeping in a familiar bed again. Not quite so refreshing to wake up to the sound of jets flying overhead instead of horses hooves on cobblestones, but all good things must come to an end eventually!



Shopping, cleaning, washing and getting ready for my friend Carol to arrive from England kept me pretty well occupied until Tuesday evening. Carols plane arrived at about 6pm that night, and we were both glad to ...

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This 1 star hotel, located in the Sargent Park area of Winnipeg, is near Winnipeg Art Gallery, Western Canada Aviation Museum, McPhillips Street Station Casino, and IMAX Theatre.
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