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... highlights has to be the worlds thickest totem measuring 1.8m in
final stop off on the Island is the provincial capital of Victoria
which had more Totems to see. Starving at this point we headed down
to the harbour side for a bite to eat and settled on the local
delicacy of poutine. This is essentially chips, gravy and cheese. It
doesn't work on paper and to be honest neither me or Mum were
impressed but clearly the ...
... when it met the water. It calved (a lump of ice fell off with a huge crash) while we were there. It was a very pretty fjord and you could see lots of other glaciers at the top of the mountains. We spend our breakfast looking at the glacier. We travelled along the fjord for quite a few hours. It took until 3pm to get back into the open Ocean. We spend the next day and a half relaxing and doing not much. We arrived in Victoria ...
... the first of many for the weekend and I will be having these continually, whenever possible for the rest of my stay in Canada.
We then caught a bus to Mount Douglas. This hike had been recommended to Dan by a new friend made through his training during the week. The trail(s) weren't very well marked and I was concerned we were going around in circles, but we finally made it to the summit. We had a fabulous 360 degree view over Victoria and Sannich. We descended ...
... back in credit in the satisfaction stakes, we walked back over to the harbour (the taxis had stopped for the night), across the Blue Bridge (a very imposing industrial bridge painted very blue, hence the name), which delivered us straight into the arms of The Swan pub, which was playing live music and is a brewpub! Sold! We found a perfect table in a corner, not too close to the music and with a nice view of the street for people-watching, and got ...
... have been around since the 1800s. We had afternoon tea at Murchies.
What a find. The afternoon tea blend was very nice, Louise's hot chocolate was the envy of many who walked past us on the street and the fruit scone we shared was more than enough for both of us. Great food and great value. We went there twice and thoroughly enjoyed
ourselves. We posted this on our Facebook page and find out that it was the favourite tea/coffee shop ...