Category Archives: Canada

>Quebec City, and Guy

>In Quebec City I was meaning to go for a bike ride only to discover my tire was flat. So I went on foot and was followed by the drummer du jour. He is a little bit chatty (understatement) but … Continue reading

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>Maple Candy

>I’ve always wanted to see this and finally I got my chance. When you heat maple syrup up to a certain temperature and pour it on snow, it makes maple candy. I was so happy to finally see it demonstrated … Continue reading

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>Halifax

>I Halifax I got to meet a highschool friend for lunch. She was on her lunch break from work and we went to the famous local bar called “Your father’s (or somebody’s) Moustache. They had really great nachos there. We … Continue reading

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>Butchart’s – The Japanese Garden

>I promise these are the last photos of the gardens and we will get back to pictures of grey old Northern Europe soon. This moss fills the Japanese Garden and when you touch it it smells like spearmint . Butchart’s … Continue reading

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>Butchart’s pt 3 – the rose garden

>It’s not in bloom yet, but still beautiful.

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>Butchart’s Pt 2

>Butchart’s Gardens is open all year round. It is still nice in winter, although there are not many flowers, but with Victoria’s early blooming season winter doesn’t last that long. At Christmas the gardens are lit for the occasion and … Continue reading

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>Butchart’s Gardens, pt1

>Butchart’s Gardens is one of the major tourist attractions in Victoria. For those of you who have never seen it in bloom, here it is: At the beginning you can admire their boastful hanging baskets New moss animals can be … Continue reading

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>Fleming Beach and the Work Point Barracks

>I took my country cousins down to the docks to try and find the resident seal. They had never seen a wild seal before. We brought him hot dogs. Although there was no seal, we had so much fun looking … Continue reading

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>A Little Lumberjack Humour

>As seen on Vancouver Island. Have a Nice Day!

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>Snow

>It snowed in Victoria, for one day, last Sunday. The flakes were thick in the sky and I felt like I was inside a snow globe. You can imagine that the usual 20 minute drive from Sidney took 2 hours. … Continue reading

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