As soon as we arrived back in Thompson from Churchill, we fuelled up and headed to our next destination, the quaint mining town of Flin Flon, Manitoba. Flin Flon is named after the fictional sci-fi novel hero Josiah Flintabbatey Flonatin (AKA Flinty), a grocer turned explorer who (in the novel The Sunless City) discovers another world in a bottomless volcanic lake. The story is that the prospector who staked claim of the… Read More
Our final day in Churchill, Manitoba was definitely one for the books! We woke up that morning of October 10th, had a delicious homemade breakfast and started packing up our room in preparation for the next adventure. We heard some excited commotion downstairs at the B&B and upon investigation, it turns out some of our housemates had spotted a polar bear strolling around town out by Cape Merry! Lucky for us, Jen… Read More
On October 9th, we got the unique opportunity to spend the day observing a few sleepy and hungry polar bears in their natural habitat; just patiently waiting for water to freeze so they can hunt again. We woke up bright and early, took a shuttle out in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area and hopped on our “Polar Rover”.
On October 7th, we set out to discover all that Churchill could offer us by foot. We strolled through the quiet streets (on constant alert for any hungry white bears that may have snuck their way into town) and made our way to Munck Park where we got to dip our fingers in the icy waters of the Hudson Bay for the first time.
A of couple weeks ago we arrived in one of the most unique places we have ever visited: Churchill, Manitoba. Churchill sits right on the Western Coast of the Hudson Bay and boasts two distinct seasons of tourism: Whale Season and Bear Season.