"An interesting glimpse into Saskatchewan's past" Old Wives Lake by Bwana_Brown
Old Wives Lake Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 28 photos
Earlier in the first week of April 2008, I had returned from a short vacation in Fredericton, New Brunswick where I had to shovel snow off the roof of our house, chop thick ice away in the driveway and climbed snowbanks that were still about 7 feet high! As a result, the sunny and warm (1 C) Saturday weather in Regina, along with practically zero snow, inspired me to jump into my car and take off for few hours to explore Saskatchewan a bit more.
A look at my map of the province revealed the Old Wives Lake National Migratory Bird Sanctuary is located not too far west and south of the city of Moose Jaw, so that was all the encouragement I needed. It turned out to be another interesting drive in rural Saskatchewan - there is a lot more to this province than one is generally led to believe!
- Pros:You can always find something interesting out there
- Cons:The number of large ranches make it difficult to get off the highways
- In a nutshell:I always enjoy driving Saskatchewan's 'back-roads'
At the end of my Old Wives Lake drive, after not even seeing the two 'ghost' towns of Lillestrom and Old Wives that were... more travel advice
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