Deep in the recesses of my mind is a distant memory of a place my parents took me to once. It was a beautiful place, a canyon with groomed pathways, a lush garden, and a long waterfall.
Winter is at its darkest, most people are nursing their new year’s hangovers. We were on a plane bound for the northern coast of Cuba, just the place we needed to chase away the cold.
Saskatchewan has a long tradition of spending summer at the beach. Manitou Beach, with its “healing waters”, was popular resort in its heyday, as famous as Banff or Jasper, drawing huge crowds from around the world.