We were on this beach this time last Sunday morning drinking coffee and enjoying warm tropical breezes. Needless to say it was lovely but over way too soon. Then coming back to snow (!) in March was a dreadful shock. - 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!