Hubs and I recently headed out on a whirlwind road trip in our car.

We covered 2100 Km (1305 miles) of our scenic and diverse province of Saskatchewan in just 5 days!

We saw lots of interesting things that we’ve usually just glanced at on the way by. Retirement affords us the time to take the opportunity to stop and take a closer look.

My next several posts will recap our road trip and hopefully offer some insights into our beautiful province.

Our first stop was Moose Jaw, SK where there are murals depicting the 1920’s and the age of prohibition. Much of Moose Jaw’s tourism highlights this era.

Moose Jaw has an underground tunnel system that is said to have been built around 1908. The tunnels are being slowly reopened as tourist attractions. Theatrical tours are provided.

The Chicago Connection is a fun and entertaining tour. The urban legend is that Al Capone once hid out here.

The Passage to Fortune tour goes back to the time when the Chinese people lived and dwelt in the tunnels to avoid taxation and discrimination. This tunnel system includes a laundry and a Chinese cafe. This historical tour is sad, interesting and educational.

A third tunnel is set to be opened up later this fall. The theme hasn’t been disclosed yet.

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page”

St. Augustine