Weird Places in Canada
Canada is home to some of the strangest, wildest and most unusual destinations making it one of the craziest countries in the world.
Here is a list of a few such places that are bound to give you a hair-raising experience. Grab a few First Class Airline tickets and fly to these hotspots in style.
Dining in the Dark, Montreal
Quebec’s largest city presents a unique and interesting version of a perfect date night. There are many restaurants in the city that offer dining in the dark. The restaurants are referred to as O.NOIR; and the reason behind this distinct form of dining, as they allegedly claim is having your meal without any sight heightens the remaining senses to enhance the aroma and taste of food. Book cheap flights to Montreal and gear up for some delicious culinary diaries.
Bathtub Racing, Nanaimo
Every July, the World Championship Bathtub Race is held in the beautiful city of Nanaimo. Each boat partaking in this 36 mile long race needs to have a component that adheres to the restrictions of the general shape and design of an old style ROLL EDGE bathtub. The race was first held in 1967 by the Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Racing Society and over 200 racers took part in the race.
Thousands of Snakes, Narcisse, Manitoba
Every spring and fall, thousands of snakes head out from grassy marshes and make Narcisse Snake Dens Conservation Area their winter home. The center features 4 dens, special viewing platforms and informative interpretive signs. If you visit in spring, you can catch the mating ritual where hundreds of male snakes roll into a ball around a female. As September begins, snakes start heading back to their winter shelters.
Testicle Festival, Calgary, Alta
A dining experience you will not find anyplace else. Calgary’s 3 decade old Buzzards Restaurant is renowned for its “Cowboy Cuisine.” Every year, the restaurant along with its neighbor pub organizes a “Testicle Festival.” Hop-on a last minute flight to Calgary and relish some mouthwatering oyster fritters or bacons.
Swimming with Polar Bear, Cochrane, Ontario
How about clicking a snap with a polar bear? Sounds cool huh? Cochrane is home to the Polar Bear Habitat that features a wading pool adjacent to the polar bears swimming pool. Both the pools are separated with a clear see-through glass. The newest member of the facility is a 30 months old male polar bear Ganuk. The center aims for rehabilitation of polar bears and offers a natural environment similar to that of the wilderness in the jungle.
Over 70,000 signs, Watson Lake, Yukon
Watson Lake houses a forest that has more than 70,000 signposts. This tradition began in 1942 during the construction of Alaska Highway. The first sign was posted by a U.S. Army G.I. who hung a sign of his hometown. Anybody can go and post a sign here. And while you’re here, don’t forget to visit the Northern Lights Center.
Book flight tickets now and fly away for once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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Victor Martin is a Freelance Travel Writer.