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A Weekend in Victoria-Part 2

A Weekend in Victoria-Part 2

Day two in Victoria was beautiful, warm and sunny, we headed out with Elizabeth to see an exhibition of local artists at Glendale Gardens and prevented Chris from strangling the band playing the piano accordions, his favourite instrument. A giant eucalyptus tree growing in the gardens made Chris and I a bit home sick and we walked around with [...]

A Weekend in Victoria-Part 1

A Weekend in Victoria-Part 1

Vancouver Island was on the agenda this weekend so we packed our bags and hopped on the ferry from Tsawwassen. Although only two days, we manged to fit a lot in so I've split this into two posts. We tried to brave the weather out on deck but as you can see it was a little windy Amazingly we were lucky enough to see a pod of killer [...]

Your Vancouver Itinerary

Your Vancouver Itinerary

After hosting a few Sydney visitors since our arrival in this lovely city, combined with playing tourist as much as possible ourselves, we have started to put together the perfect itinerary for future visitors. Don't expect this to be a relaxing stay; as our latest visitor "T" discovered, you need all your energy to take in this town [...]

Balcony Blog: BC Lions & football

In the midst of the biggest sporting event in the world, that's the FIFA world cup for those of you in rugby league land, Claire managed to jag her way into a BC Lions match -- where the BC stands for British Columbia and the Lions stands for a pussy as a mascot. Unfortunately BC's season could best be described as a shocker, so in the spirit [...]

Celebration of Light

Tonight was the final of the Celebration Of Light, a fireworks competition held over two Wednesdays and Saturdays right on our doorstep and wow was it a show stopper. Tonight's performance was a Tribute to China and was themed The Butterfly Lovers legend. I sat there smiling away to myself feeling like a kid enjoying the pretty lights. There [...]