After our stay was up the next part of our journey was Vancouver. We were very sad to leave Victoria, 5 nights weren’t enough. We took the bus and ferry shuttle over. Continue reading
Victoria’s Chinatown is the oldest in Canada on Vancouver Island and it’s the second oldest in North American after San Francisco’s. Continue reading
“It was a slow day,” our guide said as we departed our whale watching tour. Continue reading
All the elements were in our favor: fog, mist, drizzle. There was a magic about Sombrio the day we visited. Continue reading
China Beach is a short little hike of first-growth forest Sitka spruce, Douglas fir and western red cedar. After Mystic we had some time remaining so we opted to check out China as well.
It’s about a 15-20 minute leading to the beach. Continue reading
Sooke is about a 30 minute drive from Victoria. It’s located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Continue reading
This was an amazing trip. We fell in love with British Columbia. It’s a nature wonderland and exactly what we have been craving for. It took us a few trips to understand what we like in vacations – nature. Victoria turned out to be a wonderful surprise. We didn’t expect to feel so at home. We ended up here because we wanted to go hiking and we don’t drive (a NYC handicap). Victoria had the type of tours we were looking for. Continue reading