Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 7, Part 2

We still had the afternoon left after finishing the Capilano Swinging Bridge walk, and Angie mentioned that there is an indoor conservatory combined with an aviary that she though we should take a look at. Birds and plants are high on my list of favourite things – so of course I agreed to this suggestion… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 7, Part 2

Assiniboine Park Conservatory

On the same day that I went to Fort Whyte Alive and saw the adorable fawns, I also went to the Conservatory at Assiniboine Park.  I still had time to kill before the volunteer event at the zoo there. The Conservatory is such a nice place to spend some time – the air is fresh,… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Assinboine Park and Conservatory

We have had more than enough snow and cold for the last few weeks, so yesterday I decided to head for the Conservatory at Assiniboine Park.  It has been a long time since I went through there and the plants and flowers are amazing to see. First some park pictures as I drove through.  As… Continue reading Assinboine Park and Conservatory

Conservatory – Assiniboine Park

Inside the Conservatory at Assiniboine Park is a jungle of growth and even some critters.  I wandered around inside to take some pictures.  It is always so fresh and green with a natural smell. The Conservatory is a wonderful place to spend a bit of time.  If you walk around 5 times, you are apt… Continue reading Conservatory – Assiniboine Park

Garden of Life

Just outside the Conservatory in the Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg is a Garden of Life. As the plaque says, this symbolizes the chance for a new life that is possible because of organ donation and transplantation.  The plaque also says that the garden is filled with flowers that depict the shape or colour of the… Continue reading Garden of Life