Posts Tagged ‘Visit Victoria in British Columbia’

Victoria via the Black Ball Ferry

Posted by Bob Hoelscher in Canada on October 12, 2012

 
 

Victoria is well known as a beautiful city with a distinctly English flavor, including red, double-decker buses and lovely gardens everywhere. Since (unlike Vancouver itself) it is located on Vancouver Island, some type of water transportation from the mainland is generally required for groups to get there. Ferries, the high-speed Victoria Clipper and Victoria/San Juan…

 

Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle

Posted by Bob Hoelscher in Canada on October 12, 2012

 
 

Just about everybody who visits Victoria, British Columbia, to see the sights is sure to head for the magnificent, world-renowned Butchart Gardens. Having toured the gardens many times in the past, however, I decided to seek out a different Victoria attraction to explore on my most recent trip there in September. Just a short distance…