It was a bright, windy day today so I went out to Esquimalt Lagoon. It was even windier out there. You can see in this photo all the seagulls are grounded and facing the same direction. That's what they do when it's really windy. The cairn on the right memorializes another big wind over one hundred years ago. We'll have a look at that tomorrow.
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!