Tag Archives: Prairies

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Relax in the Little Resort Town of Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan

In the 1800’s, First nations tribes were being wiped out at an alarming rate by the european settlers. War, disease, and famine were tearing apart an entire civilization. For most of those who came down with smallpox, death followed soon thereafter. However, there were exceptions. According to the local stories, there was once an Assiniboine […]

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6 Reasons You Should Visit Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatchewan

I’ve always had a fascination with history. I suppose I have my folks to thank for that. They always made an effort to stop at every historical point of interest during family road trips. As kids, my folks would have my siblings and I read the signs that would explain where we were, and what […]

Exploring The Big Muddy Badlands & Castle Butte

Over the years I’ve become quite good at explaining to others what Saskatchewan looks like. It’s more than just 7 hours across and a whole bunch of farmland. If you take the time to get off Highway 1 you’ll find yourself in one of the most unique and beautiful provinces in Canada. Case and point, […]

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Photo Du Jour – Sunsets, Power Lines, and Saskatchewan Silhouettes

After being surrounded by the the tall (but increadibly awesome) trees of Ontario for a while, coming to Saskatchewan was a breathe of wide open air. I borrowed some family wheels and hit the road running.¬†Touring this province is no easy task. Hours upon hours between stops, long and exhausting highways, and if you’re not […]

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Photo Du Jour – Hometown Sunset, Regina SK

It’s been several months since I’ve been back home. This wet summer the maritimes has been having is making me crave the scorching hot dry summers of Saskatchewan. Which inspired me to share this image of my hometown of Regina, Saskatchewan. It was taken during sunset at Wascana Lake. I’m a big fan of silhouettes […]

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Sunday Canadian Travel Video: A Saskatchewan Sunset

One of the things I miss most about my home province of Saskatchewan is catching the famous Saskatchewan sunsets. There’s a reason why they call this province the “Land of the Living Skies”. Matthew Garand managed to capture a piece of that, so hats off to him for that. Despite the beauty of this time […]

6 reasons why Saskatchewan Doesn’t Suck

Saskatchewan is probably one of the least visited provinces in Canada. Most people only know Saskatchewan for the #1 highway which get’s you from one end to the other in roughly 7 hours. It unfortunately gets a bad rap from other Canadians, whom occasionally define it as boring, flat, plain, and dull.¬† All of which […]