Cities on the Edge of Nature – Victoria

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

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))
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  
Author: Kathryn Burrington
Read it on author's website: http://travelwithkat.com/2015/07/13/victoria/