Plaque for Captain James Cook in Victoria Harbour
Captain James Cook, statue in Victoria Harbour, where we meet our friends to go to lunch or dinner.
Captain James Cook, statue in Victoria Harbour
We joined our Ocean Cruising Club friends for lunch at the Ogden Point Cafe. Left to right: Penny, Tony, Jeanne, Shaun, Steve, Coryn, Dorothy
Dahlia and honeybee at Butchart Gardens
Rose, Steve and David and I were amazed at the variety of colors, sizes and shapes of the dahlias.
Water lilies bloomed in the ponds.
The plant experts at the gardens answered my questions and solved a mystery.
The animal sculptures have well-polished noses from all of the attention they receive.
David and Rose polish the pony.
Have you ever seen a yellow lady bug?
David and Rose drove us up to the top of Mt. Douglas for the views.
View from Mt. Douglas to the San Juan Islands
View from Mt. Douglas to the Olympic Peninsula, across the Strait of Juan de Fuca
We studied our route from Victoria to Cape Flattery, where we will enter the Pacific Ocean.
The map at the top of Mt. Douglas showed the western tip of the Olympic Peninsula where we will turn left and sail south to San Francisco.
View to the south from the home of Tony and Coryn.
Sunset view from the home of Tony and Coryn
Joe and Steve admire the small car parking space in Victoria, BC
ADAGIO basks in the glow of the evening lights of the Parliament House in Victoria, BC
Joe demonstrates that our soup bowls are actually latte' cups.