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 …

Icicles on the Beach at Matlock

A Photo Essay about Icicles… Nights are long in winter and the sun sets early around here in December. The weather has not been what we are used to – instead of subzero temperatures, we’ve been enjoying balmy, almost spring-like Read More …

Ghost Stories of the Interlake, Pt.1

The Story of Betsy Ramsay’s Grave Icelanders (and Scandinavians in general) have a long tradition of supernatural  ghost stories. Some of the stories from Iceland are about ghouls and apparitions, including the sinister dragger og afturgöngur (ghosts and the living Read More …

Camp Morton – A Holiday Destination on Lake Winnipeg

A Popular Destination Since the earliest days of settlement, the lakes of the Manitoba Interlake have been a draw – first for transportation, then for the fishing. Today, boats still ply the lake and the region still supports a fishing Read More …

A Stormy Day in The Interlake

Summer is always a great time to visit the lake. Unlike the middle of January, the beaches are packed with bathers, the concession stands are busy and there are tourists everywhere. Every summer in June and September, the artisans of Read More …