Victoria Day Weekend means two things to many Victorians: the fair and the parade. Last night, with camera in hand we hit the fair at dusk and wow, what a visual feast! The lights, the crowd, the smell of the deep fryers, the screaming, it's a heady experience even without going on the rides! - 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!