Winnipeg Tip: A place for a "real good sit dooown."

Winnipeg Tip: A place for a "real good sit dooown." 2

A Winnipeg Tip from A Winnipeg Tip Giving Local

Not much happened in my final week in Manitoba. I had trips to Flin Flon and Brandon canceled due to weather. This is disappointing as now when I say “Well when I was in Flin Flon..” and you stop me with utter astonishment “You’ve been to Flin Flon??” to which I reply “But of course… you’ve never been?” Well, now you can call me a liar.

Instead I spent some time in a place called Fisher Branch and the Tavern pub in Winnipeg. In efforts to fight off hotel fever (Cabin fevers snotty urban cousin) I made a feeble attempt to get some culture (which Winnipeg is swimming in) There was an outdoor film festival taking place at the forks complete with a screen carved out of snow. I thought this was a great idea. By the time Dave’s friend Gerald and I got out the door it was long over for the night. An attempt non-the-less. Instead we ended up at the pub.

One great thing that did happen to me is something I will never forget about the peg. I was given a Winnipeg tip that will stick with me for the rest of my days. While at a local coffee shop I went to use the bathroom. It was one of those single room bathrooms which was occupied. Waiting was a native teenager no older than seventeen. He asked me “so you just got to take a pisss or what” To which I replied “Ah, yesss…why?” His response was awesome and definitely (and sadly) the most courteous thing anyone has ever done for me. ” You can go first, I got to take a real goood sit dooown.” I thanked him and told him that it was very thoughtful of him.

I will miss Winnipeg.

Manitoba on Dwellable


More from Shaun Robertson
What to do in Amsterdam Once You’ve Done Amsterdam
Amsterdam is an energetic and stunning city. This you know. It has...
Read More
Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *