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...
I'm a little bit ashamed to admit it, but here's the truth: I have never been to Morden. It's not that I've never ventured into the Pembina Valley region, neither was it for a lack of trying, but for one reason or another, the desire never materialized into an actionable plan. Last weekend, however, that all changed and Morden and I got to spend some quality time together, getting intimately acquainted. And while it may have only been a weekend, I discovered that the City of Morden has a…
42 drive ins you must visit this summer that are NOT in Winnipeg
Summer is meant for adventure, and sometimes that adventure is as simple as heading out on the highway in search of some amazing drive in food. How many of these drive in (and drive-in-esque) establishments can you visit this year?
5 outrageously charming towns in Manitoba that you’ll want to move to right now
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Manitoba’s landscapes are varied – golden prairies, sparkling lakes ringed by lush forests, and vast tundra covered in colourful blankets of lichen and wildflowers. Amidst Manitoba’s natural beauty are some incredible architectural landmarks – remarkable not only as works of art but also as feats of
When it comes to my favourite TV shows, I’m a firm believer of the cliche that what makes a good series isn’t just a good ending, but it’s about the friends you make along the way. Like a great TV show, a solid day trip isn’t just about where you end up, it too is about the stops you make along the way. With that in mind, here’s why your next day trip should be to Whytewold, a destination less than an hour outside the city, but packed with a fun-filled day of pit stops the whole way there.