After all the holiday rush and excitement it was nice to take a walk and enjoy the crisp and quiet day. As we were heading home we came across an empty lot where there were frozen puddles and there is nothing more satisfying than the crunch and crack of ice underfoot. This photo was taken by another photographer in the family, Molly as I was apparently having too much fun stomping around. - 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!