If you are driving across hundreds and HUNDREDS of kilometres of countryside, it is very easy to whiz through the little towns and villages that lay strewn along your path. The merchants of the petrol stations and lunch counters would prefer you to stop and toss a few sheckles their way, but what could tear your attention away from that endless dotted line that beckons you into the distance? How about some of these things that we found?
|8 metre tall moose statue,|
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
|Reginald, the giant grasshopper. |
Because everyone in Saskatchewan loves locusts.
|At the tourist info centre in ...|
(you guessed it) Indian Head, Saskatchewan.
Iroquois Falls, Ontario.
|Spaceship with aliens looking out of the bottom portholes.|
|The Big Loonie in Echo Bay, Ontario. A huge display that |
honors the most famous son of Echo Bay - Robert-Ralph Carmichael,
the designer of the Loonie.
|Impressive statue for a village of 648 people.|
|Statue of Wolves About to Kill Two Moose|
|Terrifying concept but great execution.|
|There was no provincial dividing line on the country road|
we used to traverse from Manitoba to Saskatchewan, so I made one.
|The Big Nickel.|
|Extra style points for saving this SUBMARINE from being cut into scrap metal|
and somehow beaching it.
|Not sure who is more manic looking.|
The World's Largest Free-Standing Banana.
|The most forlorn-looking Mountie.|
|The Big Goose.|
|A big, empty field ... except for this.|