The last week of October we went to Churchill, Manitoba, to see the polar bears. Timing is everything, and we timed it right. The bears were gathering, testing the ice, waiting for Hudson Bay to freeze over so they could hunt for seals, after not eating since the spring thaw. I hoped to see the … Continue reading Polar Bears
Who goes to Winnipeg? We had wondered just that, out loud to our hotel shuttle driver. He was enthusiastic about his hometown, as well he should be, and after a couple days, we were impressed too, with this bustling city and commerce hub they call "Chicago of the North". More Chicago-y than Chicago, perhaps. Of … Continue reading Winnipeg –– Wow!