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Happy Rock is a roadside attraction in Gladstone, Manitoba, Canada. It is on the northeast side of Highway 16. The large statue also serves as the visitor information centre for the town. The Happy Rock...... Gladstone, Manitoba, Canada

Happy Rock (aka Glad Stone) is a roadside attraction in Gladstone, Manitoba, Canada. It is on the northeast side of Highway The large statue also serves as the visitor information centre for the town. The Happy Rock.

Winnipeg Manitoba. This is a statue commemorating 'Winnie-the-Pooh'...actually the original brown bear, from Winnipeg who inspired A.A.Milne to create the famous character. Should I also add the true story that I was born in Winnipeg and I married Christopher Robins? :-)

Winne-the-Bear Statue featuring First World War Lieutenant Harry Colebourn playing with his black bear cub. The bear cub was the inspiration for the Winnie the Pooh series of children's books by A.

Roadside Attraction in Boissevain, Manitoba - Tommy the Turtle

Roadside Attraction in Boissevain, Manitoba - Tommy the Turtle. This is very near Turtle Mtn.

The Witches Hut (from the Hansel and Gretel tale) North Kildonan Park, Winnipeg. This place scared the crap out of me as a kid but I love it anyway. It's great inside too.

The Witches Hut (from the Hansel and Gretel tale) North Kildonan Park, Winnipeg. This place scared the crap out of me as a kid but I love it anyway.

The Forks Market, Winnipeg

The Forks Market, Winnipeg (hope to bring the kids there this summer!

The giant mosquito monument in Komarno, Manitoba. Komarno means "mosquito infested" in Ukrainian. Komarno is proud to be known as the "Mosquito Capital of the World".

The giant mosquito monument in Komarno, Manitoba. Komarno means "mosquito infested" in Ukrainian. Komarno is proud to be known as the "Mosquito Capital of the World".

Flintabbatey Flonatin, Flin Flon, Manitoba. Flin Flon was named for Josiah Flintabbatey Flonatin, a character in the book The Sunless City who piloted a submarine through a bottomless lake then passed through a hole lined with gold and entered into a mysterious world. A prospector discovered a rich vein of copper in the area and named it Flin Flon's Mine and the town that grew around the mine adopted the name.

CFAR is an Adult Contemporary station from the wonderfully named Flin Flon, Manitoba. Flin Flon is split by the border of two provinces, .

"Sara" the camel of Glenboro, Manitoba. Sara represents the Spirit Sands (Manitoba desert) located in nearby Spruce Woods Provincial Park.

Glenboro, MB - Sara the camel represents the Spirit Sands (Manitoba desert) located in nearby Spruce Woods Provincial Park.

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Experiencing Winnipeg Manitoba for the First Time

When given a chance to visit Winnipeg Manitoba by train & have a true Canadian adventure, author Michael Sonchy couldn't say no.

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