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North America » Canada » British Columbia » Vancouver Island » Victoria February 11th 2013

Normal 0 Welcome to beautiful Victoria, British Columbia! Here in the City of Gardens, you can enjoy the best that Vancouver Island has to offer. Visit the historic downtown - Douglas and Government Streets extend for miles, offering many attractions certain to appeal to everyone from families to couples to solo travellers young and old. See the British Columbia Parliament Buildings and the Empress Hotel (where you can enjoy afternoon tea), located right beside the beautiful harbour. Walk down here on the weekend and enjoy local art dealers and other interesting local crafts being sold in this area. Have children with you? Visit the Royal British Columbia Museum and ... read more
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New boots - check New shorter length jeans - check Waterproof jacket - check Umbrella - check Scarf - check That is the new mental preparation list that I now go through each time I step out the door! I always knew that there would be a lot of rain in Vancouver however the relentlessness of the rain over the last few days has started to drive me a little crazy and I now realise that I need a little bit of sunshine in my life each day!! On Sunday I had an adventure as I made my way from Vancouver to Victoria (on Vancouver Island). For a start, the rain had really started to come down hard and so with my backpacks tightly fastened to me I made my way via the Canada Line to ... read more
Posing with the sequoia tree
Victoria's Inner Harbour on a beautiful sunny morning
Ferry trip - Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay

North America » Canada » British Columbia » Vancouver Island » Victoria September 6th 2012

Day 7 - Sept 6, 2012 - Victoria Today was spent in the beautiful city of Victoria British Columbia Canada. We did the hop on- hop off bus through RCI. The bus makes the most popular stops to the most popular sights in Victoria. The ship docks pretty close to town so it is a short walk to the Wharf area. If you would rather take a taxi to town there are plenty to choose from at the port. We spent a total of 6 hours out and about the city and it were not near enough time to do everything we wanted to do. We did one round of the bus loop before we actually got off and explored the town which took almost an hour. It was good to do because it enabled us ... read more
Wall at the dock
Craigdarroch sign
Castle Gate


Don't they look beautiful ? And the girls aren't too bad either !... read more
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We have spent a lovely morning in the gardens enjoying the sunshine and fantastic floral displays, off to Ladysmith now to our next b&b.... read more


Our last morning in Victoria and another beautiful breakfast to send us on our way.... read more


Some beautiful views of Vancover Island...... read more
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After a marathon 22 hours of traveling we have finally arrived at our first b&b, marifield house. We are heading in to town soon after a welcome cup of tea. We only just managed to squeeze all the cases in the car, so we took a photo to remind us how we did it!... read more
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Just going for a flight not sure if we are nervous or excited....... read more


Day2. All up and raring to go, as you can see some people just love their jobs!!... read more




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