Harrison's Cove Lodge

Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada | Lodge
 

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Our first taste of Canada

A travel blog entry by evans2014

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... had organised to collect a rental car from the airport, so to get there from Nth Van. we had a bus to the quay, then water taxi, followed by the Sky train out to the airport.
What an impressive building! Apparently it's just been revamped.
Paul did a great job of driving back -an hour- thankfully with our friend's help.She leaves tomorrow, so it's going to be interesting to go ...

Butchart Gardens

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... of these locations. The Butchart's opened their gardens in the 1920's and they would entertain 55 thousand people each year. Today more than 1 million people come to see these gardens. In 2004 on the one hundredth anniversary of the gardens, it became a National Historic Site of Canada.

Enjoy the gardens.

P. S. Jane Horn - I needed you with me to identify all these beautiful plants
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Vancouver Island/Victoria/Butchart Gardens

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... also the architect for the Parliament Building (he won this contract when he was just 25) and began construction of that in 1893 and completed late in 1897. One wing was added in 1912 by Rattenbury for a Provincial Library. Rattenbury remained one of the premier architects from British Columbia throughout his lifetime.

I think I will publish the photos from Butchart Gardens in an entry of it's own...so that will be next.

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Still in Alaska

A travel blog entry by chizzer

I forgot to mention something about Juneau. It is the capital 'city' of Alaska - and, hard to believe, is the second largest city in the world by area. Good quiz question!
We left Juneau, to head up one of the fjords, to see the Sawyer Glacier. The captain did a sterling job guiding our massive ship through the Tracy Arm. The scenery along the route was fantastic - snow-capped mountains, coming down to clear water, ...

Ketchikan and Juneau

A travel blog entry by chizzer

... a challenge. The totems were carved for specific reasons, such as a memorial to someone, or to commemorate an occasion. They are of no religious significance at all, which surprised me. First Nation people still carve totems today.
Another interesting part of Ketchikan is Creek Street. This grew up when the gold miners came, and they needed booze and women, I'm not sure in which order! Anyway, the street was home to many saloons and brothels, some ...

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