First off, happy Memorial Day weekend to all of our southern visitors; I hope you're having a glorious long weekend. While we may not be having a holiday, it really feels like summer has begun. There are so many things going on and people out and about enjoying themselves under blue skies. - 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!