365 Canadian Sights | Day 258: Oddities Week — Yellowknife Houseboats

This isn’t the oddest neighbourhood in Canada, but it’s the oddest that’s also cool to look at.  Great Slave Lake is already a rough, wild and remote place, in a lot of ways, why not build a house on it. Well, maybe that wasn’t the exact thought process of the first housebaoters off Yellowknife’s coast,… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 258: Oddities Week — Yellowknife Houseboats

365 Canadian Sights | Day 257: Oddities Week — Ripley’s Believe It Or Not

If you’re trying to be odd, you have to go all out to attract attention in today’s growing tourism market. Straight up, I think of this place as a tourist trap. But that aside, there’s a reason it’s a trap. A trap usually requires something to lure or draw the prey to it. In this… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 257: Oddities Week — Ripley’s Believe It Or Not

365 Canadian Sights | Day 256: Oddity Week — La Petite Maison Blanche

Many oddities are created by chance, not on purpose. While the name translates to the Little White House, which isn’t very spectacular, this former home has become an icon for the community around it and a unique sight thanks to one major weather event. Over two decades ago the community of Saguenay experienced an epic… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 256: Oddity Week — La Petite Maison Blanche

365 Canadian Sights | Day 255: Oddity Week — The Vulcan Tourism Information Centre

Some oddities are odd on purpose, so that you notice them. In the middle of southern Alberta, solid farm country, you might not expect to find one of Canada’s most famous sci-fi sights, but, well, then there’s Vulcan (and also, I mean, there aren’t really sci-fi sights anywhere in Canada, so ‘most famous’ is a… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 255: Oddity Week — The Vulcan Tourism Information Centre

365 Canadian Sights | Day 252: Oddities Week — Toronto’s Cube House

Some oddities exist simply to exist. Toronto is full of cool and interesting sights, but one of the most random is its Cube Houses. The Cubes aren’t just odd for what they are, but for where they are. Currently they’re in a bit of a deadzone on the eastern side of the city in an… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 252: Oddities Week — Toronto’s Cube House