Cuthbert admited his comparisons are tongue-in-cheek in an interview with CBC Radio's Rick Cluff on The Early Edition.
"The whole map is supposed to be a joke, so it's meant to be taken in good faith," said Cuthbert.
Have a look through Cuthbert's comparisons.- Barrowtown: Hazleton - an unremarkable place centred around a hill.
- Castle Black: Fort Nelson - the last stop before the wall.
- Deepwood Motte: Dease Lake - a northern outpost no one seems to want to keep.
- Dragonstone: Whistler - where rich people go to play; famous for people riding things.
- Gulltown: Queen Charlotte City - a port city serving an isolated population.
- Hardhome: Stewart - poor stranded souls.
- Harrenbal: Ocean Falls - an abandoned place of past wealth.
- High Garden: Victoria - a city of rich people who really run the show; old money.
- Karhold: Smithers - a solid and loyal village, friend to the north.
- King's Landing: Vancouver - the economic capital of the region; full of the very rich and very poor.
- Lannisport: Kelowna - a town of riches populated by shallow blondes.
- Pyke: Prince Rupert - the home to a surly, wet and dirty people of the sea.
- Riverrun: Kamloops - not especially large; bordered by two rivers.
- Starfall: Hope - a gate protecting access to the east.
- Storm's End: Nanaimo - a bitter seaside town that doesn't get the recognition it feels it deserves.
- Sunspear: Osoyoos, an exotic and very hot locality; people have a love for wine.
- The Dreadfort: Chetwynd - a cursed place.
- The Eyrie: Nelson - isolated by mountains; respected home to people who mean well but are crazy.
- The Twins: Barkerville - a local outpost run by an old man who loves gold.
- Torrhen's Square: Dawson Creek - a northern outpost capable of taking care of itself.
- White Harbour: Port Hardy - a major seaport servicing the north.Suggest a correction