Tag: Manitoba

The small town of Churchill, Manitoba, is known as the “Polar Bear Capital of the World.” Each year in October and November, the Western Hudson Bay population of polar bears follows its migration route in preparation for hunting season on the frozen Hudson Bay to begin. And it just so happens that the route takes…
When most people think about Canadian cities to visit on their travels, they think of the “big ones”: Vancouver and Toronto and Montreal. Maybe Quebec City gets thrown in, or the country’s capital city of Ottawa. But do you know which cities often get overlooked and left out? The cities in central Canada. Cities like…
I’ll never forget the first time I locked eyes with a polar bear. It’s a fairly common occurrence if you go to watch these silent giants in the wild – they aren’t really afraid of much (definitely not humans), and are super curious creatures. So when you’re staying out on the Manitoba tundra at Frontiers…
I used to like to joke that I came from the Tundra. For undergraduate school, I attended a small, private university in northwest Ohio…
When I first received the invite from Travel Manitoba and Frontiers North Adventures to join a weeklong trip to the Canadian sub-arctic, I nearly…
To look at Dave Daley, with his long ponytail, hooded sweatshirt, and lanky frame, you probably wouldn’t guess a lot of things about him….
“The sight filled the northern sky; the immensity of it was scarcely conceivable. As if from Heaven itself, great curtains of delicate light hung…
Things have been pretty quiet lately on my blog — and I promise I have a good excuse! I just spent a week exploring…

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