The Oswego Hotel
Travel Blogs from Victoria
A really early start today... which is making me think... getting up for work in a couple of weeks time is going to be a nightmare!!
We had to be down at the clipper terminal at 6:30am to get cleared for 'international travel' before our 7:30am departure time.
The ferry was nice and smooth and I just slept most of the way (big surprise …
... not to go on the jet boat as we didn't fancy getting soaked with spray and it was going to be 3 hours. The jet boats had fun bouncing and broggying over the wake of our boat - we had had our bit of fun in a jet boat in NZ. We did a 100 km round ...
... ready to go get something to eat and also do a little sight seeing. We are really close to the city center and harbor in Victoria. We drove through the well known China Town section, gotta come back and check this out. Parking was a little hard to find, but we find a good spot adjacent to a very busy part of the harbor. The area is beautiful! The city has lots of beautiful older large buildings, well kept, flowers everywhere, vendors (well organized), the harbor is ...
... of Queen Victoria's birthday). Today was overcast, cold and dreary so we stayed in all day trip planning and reading. I got up this morning to find Benny couldn't hold out another day and had charged his phone up while I was sleeping haha! After this the coach battery was going a bit flat so we turned Tobes on to idle for 10mins and that got it pretty well charged back up again - good to know. Mostly anyone who was left here have cleared out of the park today - it's ...
... The Empress hotel and the parliament buildings are just immense! And even better there was a hedge that had been pruned into the shape of a killer whale and a calf. I think this amazed me more than the buildings. We didn’t stay out too long, just long enough to have a bit of an explore and work out where in relation to everything we were. We headed back to the hostel and made some dinner. Apparently in ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center