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People From Around The World

posted on Aug 23

England, Scotland, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mainland China, Dubai,  Venezuela,  Mexico, Qatar, Spain and, from the USA; New York, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Texas, New Mexico,…

The End Of Summer Gets Ever Closer

posted on Aug 18

The temperatures are moderating, slightly, in Victoria, BC as the end of summer approaches. We've had a beautifully, warm and sunny summer and now that Fall will soon be here things will begin to slow down. The hectic rush of visitors in the Inner Harbour will ease-up, the leaves will begin to take…

Top 10 Reasons For Loving Victoria - #10

posted on Jul 14

10. Chinatown.  Victoria’s Chinatown is the oldest in Canada and the 2nd oldest in North America (after San Francisco.) Here, dozens of restaurants, shops, and grocery stores line the 500 and 600 blocks of Fisgard Street,  and wrap around the corners onto Government Street and Store Street…

Top 10 Reasons For Loving Victoria - #9

posted on Jul 03

9. Urban Villages.  Scattered throughout the City of Victoria, outside the main, downtown core, are a number of neighbourhood “villages” that each have their own personality and “vibe”. Among them are the Fernwood Village, Cook Street Village, James Bay Village and the Quadra…

Top 10 Reasons For Loving Victoria - #8

posted on Jun 22

8. Beaches.  Many visitors are not aware that there are lots of little beaches dotting the shoreline all around Victoria and neighbouring municipalities.  Some of these are sandy and are great for sun tanning or swimming.  Others are rocky, but often lots of big, driftwood logs for sitting…