Exploring the Backroads of Manitoba

When you travel on the backroads of Manitoba, you really can go to the “Back of Never”. A country drive off the main roads consists of miles and miles of gravel roads – if you are lucky! Otherwise, it’s mud Read More …

St. James Church

If you’ve ever shopped at Polo Park Mall or taken the bus down Portage Avenue, you may have noticed a moderately sized old cemetery and the small, quaint St. James Church on the south side of Portage across from the Read More …

Ghost Stories of the Interlake, Pt.2

Ghosts stories and folklore from Iceland The Icelandic settlers in Manitoba brought their traditional folklore with them from Iceland, including some colourful ghost stories. I’ve already discussed dreams about speaking with the dead in the story of Betsy Ramsay’s grave Read More …