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The Last Portage*

19th-Century Trip to Manitoba Portage Travel Guest Writer Mary FitzGibbon “You can’t live on amusement. It is the froth on water—an inch deep and then the mud.” ~George MacDonald Next morning the sun rose bright and clear, but as there … Continue reading

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Portage*

19th-Century Trip to Manitoba Canoe and Tugboat Travel Guest Writer Mary FitzGibbon “Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.” ~Faith Baldwin August 27 dawned sultry and oppressive, but having decided to leave … Continue reading

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