Just my luck this is the year that Saskatchewan decides to introduce a trespassing law. Every other province in Canada had a law about trespassing except Saskatchewan. It is about time they introduced one. On the other hand not having one made everything in our favor. Of course even with this law a “no trespassing” sign will not stop me. Law or no law I will continue to explore abandoned places big & small.
Friday, April 24, 2009
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Beautiful 3 story home...
I later found out that this little guy couldn't fly. But if i got to close he could have still attacked me. Owls are vicious and they seem to be all over Saskatchewan and living in many of the abandoned farm houses. So next time you are out and about in Saskatchewan looking at old farmhouses you may not be alone.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
I know that people do not like to leave comments. I would really enjoy it if people started leaving the occasional comment or some feedback, questions or suggestions. I had problems for a while and people were unable to leave comments at all. Now all is fixed and well and people can leave comments if they want.
As the snow melts and the days get warmer i will be out exploring more. This means that instead of my usual 2-3 blogs a week it will be less. I will update about my trips and findings with pictures. I will try to get at least one blog done a week unless of course i go on a week trip. I hope to post more location type blogs. This means i will post blogs showing locations i have been to and explaining some of the history. Although i do not plan to do this much as i plan to do most of that on my website which is in the works!!
Thank you all for reading my blog and taking an interest.
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
In a small town, very few residents this old church stands proud & the interior in excellent condition
In a ghost town, built in the early 1940's this church is in good condition, its red color still vibrant yet faded
Saturday, April 4, 2009
Thursday, April 2, 2009
1. My friend and I hiked through deep snow & thick brush to reach an old stone house. We explored the main level & went upstairs. Off the main hallway there was a small door, not sure where it went i looked inside and realized it wasn't just a storage space. It went inside the walls around a whole bedroom and came out another bedroom. It was indeed a tunnel that you could crawl through. An escape from one room to another. Quite the architectural feature in a house, I have seen something similar in a house a past friend used to live in but it was very short, nothing like this one.
3. This is not an architectural mystery but a question of someones sanity. Driving down a main highway we found this house full of wooden figurines surrounded by lights. Not just one, two or twenty but 40+. Yes all over the house, one the house, around the house and all around the yard. All in a row along the highway. Ah yes, this person better have a good excuse for doing this. Makes me want to take a torch and burn them all in a row. Did I mention 80% of them are christmas?
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