Note: Another in an embarrassing series of out-of-order posts. We could have flown from Seattle to Victoriabut we actually flew from Vancouver–before we went to Seattle.
August 28, 2018
Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, is an island 76 miles from Vancouver. We arranged to take a seaplane (35 minutes) to Victoria from Vancouver Harbor and a motor coach and ferry back (four hours).
We learned some interesting facts about British Columbia on our tour of the Legislative Assembly building. B.C. has 60% of the world’s mountain goats and 25% of the world’s bald eagles and grizzly bears. It has the most diverse plants and animals in Canada: Its habitats include forests, grasslands, wetlands, rivers, and tidal areas. Half the world’s jade is in B.C.
September 20-26, 2018 We allowed a week in the Salem area and very much appreciated some downtime. We explored the area, had the front-end of the coach aligned, had the windshield on the Jeep replaced Read more…
September 13-19, 2018 Astoria is located at the mouth of the 1200 mile Columbia River and has played important roles through history. It was a meeting place for indigenous peoples long before the arrival of Read more…