Baseball has never been so much fun as Drag Ball, one of the kick-off events for Gay Pride Week (July 1- 8) here in Victoria. Above, members of the Queens team add a whole new layer of meaning to "stealing a base."
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!