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Winnipeg in Autumn: A Pictorial Review

Just the other day I was looking at my blog’s numbers and noticed that besides my pieces on Mrs. Mikes hamburger stand and Segovia Tapas Bar.  Among the most visited stories have been my work on Winter in Winnipeg.   Since we have had such a beautiful fall season here this year I thought was fitting to give my readers around the world a look at Winnipeg before the snow buries us, enjoy.

The Forks Market and Assiniboine River

The Forks Market is Winnipeg’s answer to urban decay. In the early 1990’s city counsel decided that the derelict train yards that once fed Winnipeg’s downtown area were to be converted into a public space.   For some 6000 years it was the natural meeting place of the Native Peoples who lived and navigated through the area as two major rivers systems connect here.  The Red and Assiniboine.

Winnipeg Downtown Skyline from the Forks Market.

Old Rail Lift Bridge and the Assiniboine River at the Forks Market.

Assiniboine River at Dusk.

Forks Market Courtyard from the River Walk.

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