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2012 Victoria BC Cruise Ship Schedule

posted on Apr 17

The cruisers are coming!  Victoria is a great stopping-off point for passengers travelling to and from Alaska on board one of the many cruise ships plying the coastal waters of the North Pacific. The Victoria Harbour folks have just confirmed this years Cruise Ship Schedule showing the arrival and…

Magic Beyond Words=The J K Rowling Story…The Victoria Connection

posted on Apr 02

I watched the movie "Magic Beyond Words" the other night and was amazed to see that J K Rowling wrote most of her Harry Potter stories in my neighbourhood coffee shop, the Fernwood Cafe right here in Victoria, BC.  Well, at least in the movie version she did as "Magic Beyond Words" was filmed mostly,…

It’s Springtime In Victoria, The Flowers Tell The Story

posted on Apr 02

Spring has definitely sprung and the flowers are blooming everywhere. You have to be here to see it and..... to believe it. We hope you'll visit soon.

Springtime in Victoria, BC

posted on Mar 20

I took a walk early yesterday morning.  The sun was out, the birds were singing, the flowers were blooming and the trees were blossoming.  Springtime in Victoria, BC is a truly magical time of the year.  I took the opportunity to snap a couple of photos with my phone and hope that you'll…

Not What You Expected?

posted on Mar 15

We have recently returned from a lengthy trip to New Zealand and Australia, where we stayed, mostly, in vacation rental apartments. In a few cases, we had no choice except to stay in hotels as we were booking for only one night and many vacation rental properties will not accept short-stays less than…