The Oswego Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Oswego Hotel Victoria
Great food, great evening jazz entertainment, great apartment with separate kitchen, lounge bathroom, bedroom and balcony.
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So, set the alarm, lady down stairs at reception, for an early morning call. You know what it's like when your awake and want to sleep but your head keeps saying no point got to get up soon. Well that's what is was like for me this morning, awake at 05:00 waiting for wake up call at 06:00 that turns out has been requested for 06:30. On the other …
... the baseboard below the sink and work sideways. Janet bravely carries the sandwiches up the stairs. No easy task!
As I said, we have a long way to sail today, so I take time to pack up our berth. This is definitely a one person job! I lay on the bed trying to stuff clothing, hats, cameras, diverse and sundry items into our two small duffel bags. Hooray! All set.
Back up top the sailing is wonderful. Calm water, steady wind, ...
... limit in the harbour, about 5kmh, and this takes a good 5 to 10 minutes, it does nothing to cool us down. It's a precarious journey though, besides the usual leisure boats to be found at a harbour, here we also have tankers, cruise ships and ferries to contend with, and little water taxis that scuttle from one side of the harbour to the other, oh, and not forgetting the sea planes, the harbour is their runway. Safely out of the harbour ...
... till. On top of that the states can add their own levy which BC does at 7.5%. Even in the US it makes more sense - ho hum, you live and learn!
Anyway, we discovered, thanks to TripAdvisor, yet ANOTHER local brewery (Spinnaker) which provided beer and food - what more could you want? People are very friendly here, seem to understand our accents without the need to repeat ourselves, and for an extra bonus, understand our sense ...
... in the woods, sometimes along a beach. Shylah loved to chase and eat sticks!!! At the time I visited, the bee hives had been moved to a different location, favoring the flowers of the season. The location was a good 90 minute drive from Metchosin up a mountain which was in the process of being sustainably logged. The drive up to the hives was scary as Peter's radio did not seem to pick up the movements of the logging trucks that would ...