Read Part II
Read Part III
Read Part IV
Before returning to the story of our journey north to Leaf Rapids, I present a selection of some of the better photos from our initial jaunt to Virden and environs.
"That's where the churchgoers tied up their horses during the service," Dad said.
"Oh!" I said, feeling enlightened. "Like...like a horse garage."
"It's called a stable, Earl." Mom said.
Part III, was built on land donated in the late 1800s by her grandfather. It's a cute little stone one-room school with false, painted-on windows (and a couple of real windows too, thankfully).
As seen in the videos above, Sean and I witnessed beautiful scenery and spectacular thunderstorms on our trip north. We drove until 1 am, and only by lucky chance were we able to feed ourselves, thanks to a lonely Chicken Delight that was just about to close.
|Power lines on an island in the narrows.|