St. Norbert Ruins – a quiet Trappist monastery provincial park

Better known as the St. Norbert Ruins, the Trappist Monastery Provincial Park sits on the banks of the LaSalle River, surrounded by old growth forest. A quiet and contemplative spot on the edge of modern Winnipeg, it provides a haven Read More …

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 …

The Cement Forest – A Strange Sight

..An Odd Forest – The Cement Forest Locals call it The Cement Forest. A “forest” of strange concrete pillars rises out of a overgrown field on the outskirts of Winnipeg, Manitoba. The site consists of two areas, each with two Read More …

A Visit to St. Leon

It was a gorgeous day last Saturday – we decided to enjoy the nice weather, especially since it was the last weekend of the summer, so we travelled to the southern Manitoba prairie town of St. Leon, a bilingual Manitoba Read More …