With summer so short here, it's important to pack as much in as possible. Around my house that means lots of trips to the nearby lakes and beaches. Spending so much time in, on, or near the water I've been inspired to try to capture the elusive nature of our most important resource. -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!