Photo Uploaded: Jun 05 2012 18:40:44 GMT Taken: 2012:06:02 13:41:32 Manufacturer: Canon Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i Aperture: F11 Shutter: 1/160 sec ISO: 100 Flash: No (Turned off)
A short visit to the small town of Gimli on Lake Winnipeg.
Taking the boat out for an afternoon sailing trip
Gimli is a small town located in the Interlake region of south-central Manitoba, Canada, on the western shore of Lake Winnipeg. It is about 75 kilometres (47 mi) north of the provincial capital Winnipeg. The town has a population of about 600.
The town and surrounding districts were once an Icelandic ethnic block settlement, and the area, known as New Iceland, is home to the largest concentration of people of Icelandic ancestry outside Iceland
Lake Winnipeg is 24,514-square-kilometre (9,465 sq mi) lake in the province of Manitoba, Canada, with its southern tip about 55 kilometres (34 mi) north of the city of Winnipeg. It is the largest lake within the borders of southern Canada, and it is part of the most undeveloped large watershed of southern Canada.