Was long. After hopping a midnight bus to Moosejaw, the West Coast version of the prairies melted away. I could hardly sleep, so sought landscape as distraction, but that was futile.
Although I love open skies, the prairies of Saskatchewan always leave me depressed. It’s the province that ingenuity and art forgot. I couldn’t believe my eyes when we pulled into Gull, even though de ja vu had placed me there before. A dirt road and genuine hillbilly sleeping in the cab of his truck met my blurry 6 am eyes. His legs dangled out the window, shoeless.
Gull - no paved roads!
I’ve grown too use to European designed, bubble wrapped humans and cities. Maybe it’s time to shatter that?
A meet with the ex was not on the table, so I decided to spend the day at Temple Gardens Mineral Spa.
8 hours later, 1 less fleece (i wonder who didn’t turn it into lost and found?), it was a simple walk through an alleyway towards the spa’s entrance. That was 9 am.
Oh lovely spa!
Spa waters, ooh..
$15 CDN gives you all day entrance, use of a steam room, and some refreshing waters to partake in. Indoors and outdoors.
The hotel lobby became my office as Sasktel wifi was a strong, steady signal. The front desk kindly stowed my backpack. It was a comfortable arrangement.
After some spa time and work, I walked down Main