Howard Johnson Suites Victoria
Travel Blogs from Victoria
... Can I be funny, can I be glib? Bullets or paragraphs? Tell a story or just give the facts? Well, this is my first blog and I am aware that I don't know who my audience will be exactly, only that you may be my best friends, my co-workers, my neighbours, and people who I haven't seen in years. Whoever clicks the blog link I put on Facebook, that is my audience. So with that ...
... Mobile apps
The DLR Lines app, created by the publishers of the Unofficial Guide, was another crucial reference item. In combination with the touringplans.com site (also provided by the same folks), you can copy the stock park Plans they offer and customize them for your own use.
I found the app very effective for updating our plans on the fly, but it wasn't perfect. Although the subscription for the app is ...
... go pick up our rental and make our way out to Ucluelet where we're staying (it's about 30km south of Tofino). On the way we stopped at Goldstream Provincial Park to check out the salmon run. It's still early in the season for them, but there were still quite a lot of them making their way upstream. We found ourselves cheering them on as they attempted to make it up the rapids, most of the ones we watched made it up though. After that, ...
... actually were. They weren't aggressive or anything and only one person asked me directly for money but there were a lot of them around.
This was my last real day in Victoria as the next day I was leaving about 11am to head to the airport for my flight back to Brisbane. I only spent two full days in Victoria so I don't know if that is enough time to gauge the place. I didn't hate it so I guess that is ...
During this last couple of days in Canada we are reconnecting with friends and revisiting our own beautiful province. We did spend a couple of years living on Vancouver Island, but during that time we pretty much worked...we didn't spend a great deal of time touring around and visiting the spectacular scenery so now it is like we are seeing this gem for the first time. We are so fortunate to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center