Howard Johnson Suites Victoria
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... we hot footed it back to the hostel for a change into suitable gear. An hour later we were starting our marine research expedition. Well, that's how it felt to us! The boat Captain was called Trevor (we nick named him Captain Haddock) and Ron, a semi retired Marine Biologist (an ole sea dog, if ever I saw one) headed up the crew. We were also escorted by two well informed young ladies. They answered everyone's questions and ensured that all aboard ...
... seeing as it was such a lovely sunny day.
Back across the road to finish off packing and be out of room by 12pm.
Left on bus for ferry terminal at 1.15pm and arrived at 2.05pm. Some lovely views of mountains along the way. Boarded and headed off on the ferry at 2.30pm and arrived around 4.30pm. We went straight to Butchart Gardens and had an early dinner in the original Butchart family residence ...
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We are off on adventure to France, about seven weeks touring the countryside and finishing up in gay Pair-ee! A week+ is booked in the various wine regions of Champagne, Burgundy, the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Provence (read Chateau-Neuf-de-Pape!) and then Paris (where we will be for my actual ...
... to Butchart Gardens for their Chinese Lantern tour. Since dark doesn't arrive until about 10 PM, we left the lanterns on the bus. By the time, we left, our lanterns were able to shine brightly. The gardens leave you speechless. Dawn saw them in the winter a long time ago, so it was nice to see them in full bloom. Enjoy your walk as you stroll through the breathtaking pictures. Once back on the bus, we hung our lanterns for all to enjoy on the return trip. ...
... Those weeks were pretty chill and we didn't really do much. We watched a lot of movies and surprisingly enough were able to make time in between to make plans for the next step of the trip.
We left Lethbridge in the afternoon of Thursday the 7th on a Greyhound headed to Victoria. The total travel time was 25.5 hours... that's WAY longer than I've ever wanted to spend on a bus. We drove overnight though ...