Besides being a beautiful, fascinating country to visit, Canada is also brimming with quirkiness. From the hippie vibe on Vancouver Island to the fabulous eccentricity of Montreal, I definitely saw the quirky side of Canada.
I’ve put together some photographs of the weird and wonderful sights I encountered in quirky Canada. The Darth Vader violinist in Victoria – the capital of British Columbia – has to be my favourite! Take a look…
Quirky flower pots at the Old Country Market in Coombs, Vancouver Island. This whole area – which is better known as ‘Goats on the Roof‘ because there are actually goats on the roof – epitomized eccentricity.
Somebody in Tofino, Vancouver Island was obviously near breaking point when they decided to name their home Wit’s End.
I loved this charming wishing well that was randomly located in a Victoria garden.
The Darth Vader violinist of Victoria – hands down the best busker I’ve ever encountered!
Calgary is famous for its horses and cowboys and this old chap was a real feature in the centre.
Isn’t this a cool clock? I spotted it in Montreal.
An angry pirate and cute ‘first-aid dog’ at a naval heritage festival in at the Old Port in Montreal.
Crazy mini pumpkins spotted at the Jean-Talon Market, Montreal, in the run-up to Halloween.
A musician happily playing the piano on the pavement in Montreal.
Considerate bilingual street art in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa.
Some questions cannot be answered by Google, according to this church in Banff, a small town in the Canadian Rockies.
Laughing statues at English Bay in Vancouver – a popular spot to pose for photos.
Canada Day in Vancouver featured some interesting sights!
This exhibit at the Emily Carr University in Granville Island, Vancouver, made me laugh A LOT.
A funny fish sign in Steveston Village near Vancouver.
How amazing is this car plant pot at Kensington Market in Toronto!?
What is your favourite photo of quirky Canada? Do you enjoy taking funny photos on your travels?