Friday, October 8, 2010


Just about nine miles up the road from where I'm staying, in a quite exquisite small B & B overlooking Spirit Lake, is the little town of Pelican Rapids.   Through this runs the Pelican River, and overlooking the falls themselves is the largest plaster pelican I have ever seen.   (That's unsurprising - a quick google search tells me that it's the largest pelican sculpture in the world.   And I though that it was only Australia that went in for this kind of thing).  And here are some more pelicans painted on a wall, which, in turn, belongs to an artificial windmill.   Happily, there's only natural wildlife to be seen from our own tranquil balcony - and stars, and more stars.

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