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TripAdvisor Reviews Gatsby Mansion Victoria
Travel Blogs from Victoria
... made their seemingly snail's pace entrance to the harbour. The trip back to The Empress was much quicker as we looped once more around Beacon Hill Garden and by the Terry Fox statue and the Mile 0 marker of the start of the trans Canada Highway and headed down Douglas Street. What took us an hour on the tour bus was just a 15 minute walk. The night time adventure was a trip to Butchart Gardens. This was timed as a sunset adventure. The ...
... in line at the terminal I also managed to snag a Munzee -- bonus! Aside from learning of the unfortunate and sudden loss of an acquaintance from home, the ferry ride was lovely and uneventful. That hour and a half flew right by. We're staying at The Embassy Inn; once again Tripadvisor did not fail me. The hotel is right off the harbour and barely a block away from the ferry terminal Mom and I will be taking Monday to Port Angeles. The rooms ...
... for a couple of hours. The other three times I was there was for work and I fell in love with the beautiful downtown and harbor area, but I had only had a few hours to walk around and explore, so I was very excited to have a full day and evening at this enchanting port.
After working out at the fitness center and enjoying breakfast outside at La Terrazza, Scott and I left the ship and made the 40 minute walk to downtown and Avis car ...
... a number of buildings when this was really his first. It was successful and he went on to also be the architect of the Empress Hotel. Later he was killed by his wife's lover.
Downtown is small being only 8 blocks by 6 blocks and Chinatown was only 1 block. We went past the narrowest street which is 39 inches wide and in Chinatown. The Trans-Canada Highway, which we had spent some time on, starts in Victoria as Douglas St, runs north to Nanamio and then picks up from the ...
... the calmest of days to see a pod of 38 killer whales or orcas as they call them and the guides said that the calmness and the size of the pod was exceptional, so we were lucky.
Tomorrow we move off Vancouver Island ~ Until then ...