It may be the end of August and the days are getting both cooler and shorter but that didn't stop a group of young men at Thetis Lake from spending the afternoon perfecting their diving techniques. - 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!