Vibrant Victoria – Vancouver’s Grand Dame
Apr04

Vibrant Victoria – Vancouver’s Grand Dame

Seven places to visit on a day out in Vancouver Island’s vibrant capital that will give you a flavour of this lively city Unless you’re familiar with Vancouver you might not realise that Vancouver Island and its state capital Victoria is a genteel and eclectic partner to the more frenetic and modern city of Vancouver across the Strait of Georgia. The ferry ride across the Strait, that threads its way between the verdant islands of...

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Fisherman’s Wharf, Victoria – a fishy tale
Dec13

Fisherman’s Wharf, Victoria – a fishy tale

The seemingly random and colourful collection of funky floating homes between Victoria’s inner and outer harbours on Vancouver Island have a history based in more industrious times. Fisherman’s Wharf provides a wonderfully eclectic mix of wooden properties that float calmly alongside the dock – an endless attraction to tourists – albeit it still provides a home to over thirty slightly eccentric owners. Strategically...

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Laid-back in Lopez
Nov15

Laid-back in Lopez

If like us, before our visit, you’ve never heard of Lopez Island, then you’re in for a very pleasant surprise when you visit the Pacific Northwest of America. The San Juan Islands, of which Lopez is a part, nestle in the ‘bay’ triangle between Seattle, Victoria (the capital of British Colombia) and Vancouver and are some of the few American owned islands within the otherwise Canadian seaway. To say that time has passed Lopez by would...

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