Montcalm Gordon Motor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Winnipeg
... and a really striking cathedral within a cathedral. Would have loved to stay for some of the festivities (Bruce Cockburn was playing in the evening) but the rain, our travel schedule, and the long lines tipped the balance to moving on. I was really impressed with the downtown of Winnipeg and would come back for a longer stay.
... burrows, and when we sat down at a bench, a curious little fellow came out to say hello. We went back to the car and grabbed some cashews and immediately became celebrities in the prairie dog communities. Really trusting creatures once you flash some food.
Overall, it turned out to be an unexpectedly great day, considering the fact that I hadn't planned too much for Winnipeg.
Tomorrow, we discover just how much ...
... Lord Selkirk brought a party of Scottish settlers to Winnipeg. The shift from trapping and hunting to agriculture began. The Cree Indian words "win" which is muddy and "sniper" which is water gave this Province its name.
We crossed the border at Pembina, North Dakota and drove to Grand Forks, North Dakota staying at the Holiday Inn Express. We had dinner at Ruby Tuesdays with Don and ...
... that is the nature of the beast in group travel. The food was soooo plentiful - I would skip breakie - but others would be grazing all day on the supplied pastries and biscuits.
The scenery was amazing with very clear delineations from wooded forests, to the prairies then to agricultural land before hitting the Rocky Mountains. I still have a little sense of rocking in my head after being in perpetual motion for over 3 days - the bed took ...
... we'd dined for my birthday way back in April. It's a lovely place, and it was a nice way to relax the night before my last day at school, which in some ways I wasn't looking forward to, with lots of last moments that had to be faced.
The last day of school went by so quickly, it seemed there was not going to be time to finish tidying up everything so I could leave it the way I wanted to for Carla, but hopefully I did manage it. Most of the kids were ok, ...
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