Vimy Ridge

February 10th: Winnipeg’s annual Festival du Voyageur is always marked by the construction of snow sculptures all over the city. This year, a replica of the Vimy Ridge war memorial has been built in front of the Manitoba Legislature:

It’s recognizable enough that when I saw the picture in the paper, I immediately knew what it was (having been fortunate enough to visit Vimy Ridge when I was in Europe a few years ago). It’s a little out of scale, though:

The woman, almost the same height as the towers in the snow sculpture, is actually much, much smaller than them. Definitely the same woman, though:


Posted on February 10, 2007, in Photo 365, Photography. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Such a beautiful sculpture. You have to see it in person to see all of the work that has been put in to the restoration.

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