The Viking, Gimli, Manitoba. It's fitting that a town with the largest Icelandic population outside of Iceland boasts a 15-foot tall Viking statue. He stands by Lake Winnipeg as a monument to the first European explorers in Canada.

The Viking, Gimli, Manitoba. It's fitting that a town with the largest Icelandic population outside of Iceland boasts a tall Viking statue. He stands by Lake Winnipeg as a monument to the first European explorers in Canada. ~Via laurie loves learning

One of the world’s largest statues of a mosquito is in Komarno, Manitoba, Canada.  It is one of several places that claim to be "The Mosquito Capital." Others are Siberia and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories,  Canada. "Komar" is Ukrainian for mosquito. [This part of Canada was settled in 19th c. by many Ukrainians.] Sculpted of steel in 1984, it has a wingspan of 15 feet. It’s also a weathervane, swiveling in the wind.  ...Also considered the "State Bird" of several U.S. states...

One of the world’s largest statues of a mosquito is in Komarno, Manitoba, Canada. It is one of several places that claim to be "The Mosquito Capital.

Steep Rock is located about 2 hours north of Winnipeg on the shores of Lake Manitoba. by Darren Fast of Winnipeg, Manitoba

I grew up on the shores of Lake Manitoba not far from Steep Rock. We often picnicked here.

Roadside Attraction in Boissevain, Manitoba - Tommy the Turtle

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

“Emptyfull” a sculpture by Bill Pechet, Winnipeg, Canada.  on my travel list 251 Donald st

“Emptyfull” a sculpture by Bill Pechet, Winnipeg, Canada, in the park outside of the Millennium Library, in the heart of downtown.

RailPictures.Net Photo: VIA 6407 VIA Rail GMD F40PH-3 at Justice, Manitoba, Canada by Paul Sincerny

RailPictures.Net Photo: VIA 6407 VIA Rail GMD F40PH-3 at Justice, Manitoba, Canada by Paul Sincerny

A canoeing adventure on the Manigotagan River, Manitoba, Canada. A day trip to Manigotagan River Provincial Park, north of Winnipeg, MB

A Canoe Trip Down the Manigotagan River

A canoeing adventure on the Manigotagan River, Manitoba, Canada. A day trip to Manigotagan River Provincial Park, north of Winnipeg, MB

Vikings - Icelandic Festival, Gimli, Manitoba

Viking battles, nailbinding and plum pudding: scenes from Islendingadagurinn.

Churchill Manitoba to sit in a bubble and watch the northern lights

The aurora borealis (or northern lights) is a natural phenomenon caused by the interaction of charged particles from the sun with atoms in the upper atmosphere.

7 of the best outdoor adventures in Manitoba - Hiking the Gorge Creek Trail, Riding Mountain National Park

Manitoba offers the outdoor adventurer lots of choice from snorkeling with beluga whales out of Churchill to paddling wilderness rivers to easy hikes close to Winnipeg.

A Weekend of Camping and Hiking in Manitoba's Riding Mountain National Park | brittanymthiessen.com

A Weekend of Camping and Hiking in Manitoba's Riding Mountain National Park

A Weekend of Camping and Hiking in Manitoba's Riding Mountain National Park -> Are you an outdoor enthusiast, hiker, or nature lover planning a trip to Manitoba, Canada? Check out my detailed guide to this beautiful national park with gorgeous natural sce

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