We escaped the city this weekend and headed north to Lake Cowichan. I would take breaks from doing nothing to spend time hanging off the dock attempting to capture the fluid beauty that is water. This one comes close to having the effect I was looking for with the rich colors of the wood so vivid as the water washes over it. - 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!