Oak Bay Beach Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
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- Swimming pool
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... set against beautiful blue sky. I'd decided to travel direct to Victoria (Vancouver's capital) to make the most of our time on the Island. It made for an extremely long day but manageable thanks to the convenience of using Pacific Coaches which departs from the airport terminal for Tsawwassen Ferry and then onwards to Victoria Bus a terminal. During the journey we met a ...
... tonight so after some food we drove for another half an hour to the gardens. The gardens themselves are actually really impressive with theme sections like a Rose Garden and a Japanese Garden. It was a shame we only had about an hour of daylight to look around them before jostling with the crowds to find a spot to watch the fireworks.
The firework display was really good, set to music and again had different themes. We were both impressed and glad we came. ...
... the harbour and took some nice night shots of the city lights, then back to the Hotel and bed.
Today was a bit different the fog was not as thick so we decided to wait a bit till it cleared and head off into the city for a walk around the shopping and China town section of the city. This China town was interesting as it had little alleys off the main roads, one of them was called Fan tan alley probably named after the card game and all the little gaming houses ...
... plus one, or as someone said the "Crazy Eight"! Lobster dinner and chocolate hazelnut soufflé for dessert. Yum!
After dinner we took turns taking photos with our dinner companions.
There were two shows: Uber Rossi, comedian and acrobat and Miguel Washington, comic.
... street art adorned the side of boardwalks or buildings, and like any Chinatown there was a set of very impressive gates. The most famous lane in Chinatown is Fan Tan Alley. This is the narrowest street/lane in Victoria and apparently Goldie Hawn and Mel Gibson rode down this lane in the movie Bird on a wire. I think that is what makes it so famous?? We took in the sights of Chinatown but it was now time to hire the bikes. We were served by a Canadian guy who had lived ...