Many cities have a system of alleyways running between the main streets which I always find intriguing. Victoria has two. This one running between Yates and Centennial Square, has been decorated by the Youth Empowerment Society. - Fern
Situated on the far west coast of Canada, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital city of the Province of British Columbia. Its benign climate (the warmest winters in Canada) and placid lifestyle make it a favorite retirement location as well as a popular tourist destination. About 400,000 people live in Victoria and adjacent communities. Click the photos to see them larger!