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... it. We vowed that the next time saw one we would stop and get one done. So we sat down, chatted to the bloke and got a characterture drawn. I like the result, although Dan believes that he looks more accurate than I do.
We dropped the completed drawing at the hotel and then set off. We walked along the coast to Fisherman's Wharf - a collection of restaurants on a pier, continuing along past the cruise ship dock to the breakwater. We walked out on ...
Victoria really is the city of flowers. There are over 2000 hanging flower baskets. Two trucks circle the city between 2:00 and 5:00AM watering all the baskets. Besides the hanging flower pots, there are gardens everywhere but none as spectacular as the Butchard Gardens. The Butchard family made their money producing Portland cement. The land they purchased on Vancouver Island had a deposit ...
... and Lionel tried calling the Sasquatch (Bigfoot). But he didn't come.
Victoria is the sort of place I can be at home in. I've been slowly spending time, sleeping in late and visiting coffee shops where they play Talking Heads and Violent Femmes. Victorians are effortlessly individual and unpretentiously cool. I replied 'Just visiting' when I was asked by one of Lionel's friends 'Do you live here?' to which she just laughed and said 'Oh, you'll move here eventually, everybody does.'
... love them. Also try a London Fog: earl grey tea with vanilla syrup and milk. Pretty sweet but delicious.
- Canoe bar (Swift St), great for live music on a friday night and they brew their own beer.
- The Sticky Wicket. One of my favourites. Located on Douglas St. Good dance area, places to sit and chat, pool tables and darts, as well as good music. Always very busy on weekends.
- If attending University ...
Another early day up at 5:45 downstairs for breakfast at 6:40. Taylor and I were off to Victoria for the day and Mike off to Costco golf tournament.
We were going to take the bus to Victoria, but Allyson convinced us we could drive ourselves. So off for an adventure today. So left the hotel at 6:55 - 45 minute drive to ferry but with morning traffic could be longer. Allyson told us to be there an hour before the ferry left to secure a spot. So ...