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Wawel Dragon in Krakow, Poland

Silly Krakow – Wawel Dragon

Legend has it that a dragon lived at the foot of Wawel Hill in Krakow, Poland. He was the type of guy who would emerge from his cave to eat sheep and virgins, as dragons often do. One day a smart villager stuffed a dead sheep with sulphur and put it outside the cave. The dragon quickly ate up his offering, but then got terribly thirsty. So he drank from the river...

Katamari sculpture in Berlin, Germany.

Silly Berlin – weird art in Berlin, Germany

Hallo from Berlin! There is something you should know about me: I can’t read a map. No, not because it’s in a foreign language, I just look up at street signs, find where I am on the map, turn around and somehow find myself in a completely different location. I tell you this because I’m going to show you some of the weird things I’ve found...

Big Marmot Statue in 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada

Big Marmot Statue in 100 Mile House, British Columbia

I couldn’t find much info on this little…err…big marmot statue in British Columbia. We took a quick pit stop to see him when we spotted him out the window on our drive to Hyder, Alaska. What I do know is it’s a giant marmot that seems to have stolen himself a mug of beer from the nearby restaurant not the world’s largest beer, but still). Or maybe...

Cariboo Sam - Gold Miner Statue in Cache Creek, British Columbia, Canada

Cariboo Sam – Gold Miner Statue in Cache Creek, British Columbia

Cariboo Sam is a big gold miner statue that welcomes you to Cache Creek, British Columbia in Canada. This friendly looking wooden man is located at the junction of Hwy #97 and Trans Canada #1. The roadside attraction represents the hundreds of gold miners who forged along the Cariboo Wagon Trail to the gold fields of Barkerville and Wells in the 1860s. (Sorry for the...

Mr. PG a roadside attraction in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.

Mr. PG in Prince George, British Columbia

Canadians love their roadside attractions (I’d venture to guess they love them even more so than Americans). A few years back Canada even released a set of postage stamps commemorating some of their favorites. Amongst those honored was Mr. PG. This giant wooden man with a big log for a torso and smaller logs as arms and legs wears a yellow construction hat...