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Mount Doug

posted on Feb 08

It has been some time since I climbed to the summit of Mount Doug, so if I?m a little short of breath (pant) please bear with me. Actually, it?s not that bad of a climb and, when you reach the top, it?s all worth while. I went up there with my Grand daughter (she?s such a little trooper) and we played…

Gorge Waterway

posted on Jan 09

It may be only January, but the first signs of spring are already making themselves known. Out for a walk today I noticed several rhododendrums in blossom, polyanthus and snowdrops are blooming and many shrubs and trees are already showing their buds, just waiting for a few warm and sunny days before…

Winter In Victoria

posted on Dec 20

  Winter in Victoria spares us the severe conditions experienced by other parts of Canada and the United States. I won’t say that we never get snow, or that it never gets cold but, generally speaking, we are very lucky to experience more "green" than "white". This year appears to be no exception.…

Classic Boat Festival 2007

posted on Aug 31

The Victoria Classic Boat Festival takes place on the Labour Day weekend, August 31, September 1st and 2nd in Victoria?s Inner Harbour. It is a classic community event for both participants and spectators. The festival, which started as a one-time event, has become an annual event with as many as 130-boats…

Victoria Symphony Splash 2007

posted on Jul 31

The Victoria Symphony Splash is one of Victoria?s most popular outdoor, summertime events. Up to 40,000 people crowd the Inner Harbour during the August long weekend to listen to a mix of pops and classics played by the Victoria Symphony. This year the Symphony?s 18th annual Splash takes place on Sunday,…