Cities on the Edge of Nature – Victoria

Cities on the Edge of Nature – Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia (B)

While I love exploring the natural world, I also get a big thrill from discovering new cities. When the opportunity came up to combine the two in Canada I was excited to say the least. We’d be staying in two beautiful cities, Victoria and Vancouver, as well as the Great Bear Rainforest, a place of stunning, mist enshrouded landscape and home to grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, humpback whales and orcas.

This was my first visit to North America and I couldn’t have been more excited. Expectations were high. Probably higher than they had ever been before in anticipation of a journey and exciting new experiences including my first ride in a float plane, tracking grizzly bears and whale watching.

The night before our flight I met up with fellow bloggers, Lucy and Zoë, in a hotel near Heathrow and they were equally enthusiastic. It was reassuring to know that in the morning we only had a short bus ride to take to the airport to catch our flight. As we chat over a pint and bite to eat the excitement grows. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Cities on the Edge of Nature – Victoria
Guide Location: Canada » Victoria
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kathryn Burrington
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Inner Harbour
  • Water Taxi rank
  • Tourist Information Centre
  • Prince of Whales
  • Royal British Columbia Museum
  • Chinatown
  • Fisherman’s Wharf