Tag: Victoria British Columbia

Springing Forward and Spring in Bloom at The Butchart Gardens

The beauty of Spring in Bloom at The Butchart Gardens located near Victoria, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, one of the world’s premier “not-to-be-missed” floral show gardens with over a million bedding plants! We’re springing forward this Sunday with the arrival of Daylight Saving Time across the U.S. with the exception of Arizona and Hawaii.…

Springing Forward and The Beautiful Butchart Gardens

We’re springing forward with the arrival of Daylight Saving Time, but falling back to winter with snow falling and freezing temperatures here in North Carolina. . . a rude awakening after a record warm February and weeks of balmy 70 degree days! If you’re like me and prefer a dose of spring when springing forward, I’m taking you with me to see…

A Maple Leaf Boat Tour

We went on a whirlwind tour of Victoria when we visited Vancouver, British Columbia in May. The day we tiptoed through the tulips at Butchart Gardens, we walked through downtown Victoria. And on a lark, down to the marina~ A boat owner coming off the water, saw me with my camera, peering through the gate…

No Matter Where I Roam…

I was fortunate to visit Vancouver, BC the beginning of May with my husband, to attend a business conference~ Our first trip, enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The highlight of our trip was visiting The Butchart Gardens~ You can tiptoe through the tulips, here. We also spent a few days in Seattle, to break…

Scatter My Ashes at Butchart Gardens

I had the good fortune to travel with my husband to Vancouver, British Columbia for a business conference~ our first trip enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and a chance to visit our neighbors to the north in Canada.  The Butchart Gardens were on the “not-to-be-missed” list, accessible by a float plane or a…