The Lodge at Weirs Beach
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... large waterproof coats, but hands do get cold. Ensure that any article you have on your person is securely secreted about your person. Credit cards and hats have been known to fly overboard! Take sunscreen on any whale watching trip. It may seem windy and wet but you will catch the rays. Observation of the day - Andrew thinks he's Leonardo Dicaprio and clearly likes boats. Highlight of the day - Riding the waves at the front of the Catamaran. Weather - Sunny ...
... hat. They also carried a book bag for a religious book.
My "pilgrim uniform" is somewhat similar, but modernized.
I have a very light sleeping bag (822 grams). I bought it at a very good discount, so may just leave it behind for another pilgrim when I return home. A separate rain jacket will protect me from the elements.
I have both a knapsack (again very light and designed especially for women) and a ...
... to represent what we saw. Back to the hotel to check in and do laundry. After the last time, when the load became unbalanced, I stayed with the laundry and caught up on my reading of a Marcia Muller book. Dick has been doing all the driving, so the least I can do is do the laundry and let him rest. He offered to do the laundry. He said that it was only fair until I reminded him that he had done all the driving! Guilty conscience relieved! Then, out for a walk and ...
... its popularity. Canadian Pacific actually bought the Fairmont name some years ago and most of the old railway hotels are now Fairmonts. I've got quite good at spotting a Canadian Fairmont as most of them are grand old buildings with those distinctive slate roofs (Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City and Chateau Laurier in Ottawa are two good examples). I say most because I don't know what's going on with that Winnipeg one but personally I think they ...
Arrived in beautiful Victoria on Sunday afternoon. What a gorgeous city it is!!!!!!
The Fairmont Empress is right in the heart of the city and from my room I overlook the Legislative Assembly Building (Parliament House to us Aussies). They lit it up for the Queens Diamond Jubilee and have left the lights..........spectacular indeed.
Ralph (not Brian ooppppps) and Shirley and I arrived about 2.30 yesterday took me half and hour to find my room. These hotels have ...