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Travel Blogs from Sooke
... we got on the hop on and hop off bus and went to Kilmainham Gaol. We were issued tickets (free) for the 3:15 tour. Avery good museum regarding the various up risings against the English. The tour guide related the events of the Easter revolt and the subsequent execution of the men trying to free ...
... unique and awesome to look at. One section of the gardens even concentrated on different types of roses.
As mentioned previously, Jennie became interested in gardening when she received a rose bush for her birthday. I therefore thought this section was very fitting because it all became a reality because of a single rose bush.
All the gardens have been changed since Jennie was alive - all but one garden which is ...
... And then they hurtle down from the summit at breakneck speed...only to repeat the exercise until they eventually succeed in killing or injuring themselves! Jeez, they come down the mountain fast!
We were on one such gondola ride up to the top of Whistler Mountain when we saw a mama bear and her two young cubs meandering up the overgrown path below us! Gorgeous family of Black Bears out for a jaunt. What a thrill!
... from the air, but
no Orcas. Did we want to spend our only
afternoon searching for more wild life?
The YOLO thing again kicked in. Victoria is apparently one of the best
places on the planet to watch killer whales, and so we found ourselves on a
very fast boat speeding towards the States. No guarantees of seeing anything,
but there was a good chance.
Did we see? Oh yes, we saw and saw and saw.
There are different types of killer whales ...
... br> I quickly realized that Victoria doesn't need an epitomizing experience. It's attraction isn't a single monument or building, but the vibe of the whole city. I have rarely felt more in tune with a physical place. It offers almost all the charms of larger cities like Toronto and Montreal: independent cafes and restaurants, sprawling urban parks, art galleries, and a lovely museum, although I'm told the ...