Comfort Hotel & Conference Centre
Travel Blogs from Victoria
... to catch our connecting bus in Kamloops. We ended up leaving Kamloops about half an hour late leaving us with another few minutes in Vancouver to catch our connection to Victoria. We had to switch bus lines at the terminal so in the 10 minutes that we had until the bus left we had to go to the ticketing counter, check in and have them print us out a new ticket. Then make it to the bus before being left behind. But, we made it. We ...
... means but I don't think that Oak Bay Village really portrays it well. Even decimated by earthquakes, Christchurch is more British than Oak Bay Village. They did have a lolly shop tho so I bought some curly wurlies and then had a bagel and hot chocolate from Starbucks (sad to say I kind of get addicted to Starbucks hot chocolate while I was in Canada!). I was back at the bus stop about 20 minutes before the bus because there ...
... fare, pulled onto the ferry and the boot (?!!?) closed and off we set! The ferry takes an hour and a half and navigates around the Gulf Islands, revealing beautiful scenery, dotted with cottages on the shores and bald eagles flying overhead. We landed in Swartz Bay and it was a quick drive around the corner to Justin's Aunt's house. Mary-Lou's home is a treasure chest of impressive carvings and worldly objects and I think ...
... they do not intermingle or breed with the Offshore or Transients groups.
It is one spot where you are guaranteed to see orcas so we went out on a cruise (www.stubbs-island.com). Saw heaps - most from the A30 Transient pack led by an old female (born in 1954, I think). Also spotted a few humpback whales, a few small pods of fast moving dolphins (Dall's Porpoise?) and a few sea lions resting on a rocky shore. Grey whales also pass thru here but we were too early for ...
... their ghosts..just by listening like a child to the guide's story.
Have you ever known that many traditions that they have are based on the assumption that every soul could be a ghost? Or..have you ever known that in room no.5 at the hotel we were living at there were supposed to be ghosts who can open the TV during the night, even if the girl who was sitting in that room was pretty sure she switched it ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking