Hermetic Code Tour – Discovering Winnipeg’s Ancient Temple

Maniitoba Legislative Assembly Building, Winnipeg.

It was an adventure the likes of the Da Vinci Code, complete with ancient symbols, hidden clues, and secret society rituals. But with one big difference. This code-busting escapade was for real. The unlikely setting was the Manitoba Legislative Assembly building in Winnipeg, its dome topped by the brilliant statue of the Greek god Hermes, […]

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Easy Day Tripping in Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park, one of the gems of the Canadian Rockies, will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2020. It’s spectacular at any time, however our recent visit was even more rewarding because of the fall colours. One big advantage of visiting the park is that it’s less busy than its next-door neighbour, Banff National Park, […]

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Wandering around Winnipeg’s Forks and St. Boniface

Esplanade Riel pedestrian bridge, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

The Forks is not only Winnipeg’s top tourist attraction today; folks have been gathering here for centuries. It was named for the piece of land where the Assiniboine and Red Rivers meet. Just across the Red we find Old St. Boniface, with some of Winnipeg’s oldest historic buildings, and centre of the largest francophone community […]

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Why Photographers Should Visit Ontario’s Neys Provincial Park

Neys Provincial Park, Lake Superior, Ontario

The north shore of Lake Superior abounds in photogenic places, with Neys Provincial Park being among the best spots to spend a night or two, especially if you’re a photographer. The location couldn’t be more convenient – just off the Trans Canada Highway on the rugged Coldwell Peninsula, and right on one of the finest […]

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Experience the Wild Side of Winnipeg

Oak Hammock Marsh near Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg offers a variety of places to get in touch with nature in and around the city, but these two in particular shouldn’t be missed. At Fort Whyte Alive and Oak Hammock Marsh it’s all about enjoying the great outdoors – spotting wildlife, walking trails, and discovering the natural world. Photo opportunities abound, especially for […]

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