I spent my last day in Winnipeg with Lisagh and Audra touring around. Our first stop was to say farewell to the Golden Boy on top of the Manitoba Legislative building.
Having a seat on the stairs outside the Legislative Building. I feel like "I'm Just a Bill" in this one.
We decided to go inside and the security guard had to sign us in and give us Visitor's Passes.
Of course, I had to pose with the majestic Manitoba buffalo. I call him "Buffy".
I know this is supposed to be a Very Serious Place to Be, but once a monkey, always a monkey!
The inside of the dome in the Legislature is so lovely!
Hide and seek, anyone?
Then we went over to the Forks Market: a historic site in Winnipeg where the two rivers meet.
I went straight for the bananas, naturally.
And then had my portrait taken with a cardboard Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer. I have the ol' salute down pat!
Sitting up on the observation deck, soaking in the sun and admiring the people down below. There's still ice and snow on the Assiniboine River.
On the other side of the observation deck, you can see the city buildings.
After walking around for a while, we had to stop for a refreshment. Of course, I enjoyed a Fort Garry Dark: brewed right here in Winnipeg.
On our way out, I hopped on a caboose from one of the old CN trains. All aboard!
Then I stopped for a little rest at the entrance to the French part of town. Behind me is the Provencher bridge.
Here I am at the St. Boniface Cathedral.
And paying respect at the grave of Mr. Louis Riel.
Across from the Cathedral, you can see the city from north to south along the Red River.
And in this area of the city, all the street signs are bilingual: French and English!
Then we drove to Confusion Corner. It's reputably the most convoluted intersection in all of North America. (Can you tell I look confused?)
And our last stop was to the famous B.D.I. - The Bridge Drive Inn: Home of the Creamiest Shake in Town.
I had a lovely last day here in Winnipeg and I'm almost ready to head off to my first destination on my Spring Getaway. Stay tuned for many adventures to come!
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