Victoria Part 2

Part Two…

Victoria

After the gardens we headed to downtown Victoria to look at the city. This began by treating ourselves to the Dutch Bakery and then the Miniature Museum.

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After the museum, we headed to the waterfront and looked at some of the spectacular buildings that were there!! As when as a little bit of wildlife.

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Water Taxi

Water Taxi

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Parliament building

Parliament building

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Seaplane coming in to land

Seaplane coming in to land

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It was a fantastic day and well worth it 🙂

 

Joe 😀

Here I am!

So this whole time I have been secretly blogging to myself, with the belief that the whole word was able to view my adventures! Oops….

So although I’m already 2 months in, I’m going to repost some photos of the beginning of  my trip!

Goodbye Sydney! This was extremely emotional saying goodbye to my mum and sister… And it didn’t help that there was a couple having a passionately long embrace next to us. Nevertheless we managed to part and I slipped away into the departure gate ready for my long awaited expedition.

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HELLO SAN FRANCISCO!!!!! So after an extremely long trip and a little hiccup at LAX airport (forgetting my DS2019 exchange application- Don’t do it!!!!!) I was reunited with my cousins who lovingly took me in and cared for me until my jet lag had dissipated and I had reconnected with the beautiful city.

Delicious fresh food in the supermarket- only in California!

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A day of exploring with my friend Jenna !!!

 

 

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I never forget those hills!

 

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A day exploring the funky Hate and Asbury district- groovy clothes and sweet potato fries- mhmmm!

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Victoria- The Capital of BC

Hi guys,

Continuing from my last week after flying..

I traveled to Vancouver to see my parents who have decided to go on their own little trip to Canada. We decided we would like to go on a tour of Vancouver Island and see the capital of British Columbia. The day started off really early :/ because we needed to catch a ferry which would take us to the island. We were told that the ferry could hold about 400 cars and a couple of thousand people! Pretty impressive!!

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Once arriving on the Island, our bus took as to Butchart Gradens, which is now one of the world’s premier floral show gardens. I’m not really one for looking a gardens and flowers. However, this place was absolutely amazing!! The amount of work that has been put into the gardens during the past 100 years is incredible.

Around the restaurants and gift shops

Around the restaurants and gift shops

My Mum :)

My Mum 🙂

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The sunken garden

The sunken garden

Dad and I took so many photos of these gardens and this was only one part of the day!

Stick by for the second part!

Joe 😀

Just a quick fly

hey there,

Its me again 🙂

Last week was incredibly fun!

The week started off by going to Abbotsford with Monique and Charles- another student at UFV. Charles is learning to fly and has about 50 hours of flight experience. So we took our chances 😛 and went for flight around the Abbotsford and Chilliwack area. The weather was a bit of a problem, due to the dark rain clouds in the area.   However, we took off and flew just below the clouds. This was perfect because I took over 200 photos!!

Hope you like some of them 🙂

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Chilliwack

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Playing with my camera settings

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This was just the beginning of an amazing week!!

Get ready for more amazing sites in BC

Joe 😀