Not that long ago, Victoria, British Columbia was Canada’s wild western frontier. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, northwest of Seattle, Victoria was established as a trading post for the Hudson Bay Company in the 1840s. Victoria saw its population explode from around 300 to more than 5,000 in a matter of weeks when the discovery of gold brought thousands of hopeful miners to the area. A couple of decades later, Victoria became the provincial capital of British Columbia, and the city has never looked back.
Ever wanted to take a cruise but were afraid your wheel chair would get in the way? Then this review is for you! My wife, Vallerie, and I love to travel and cruising has become our default vacation experience. This year she turned 60 and, wanting to do something special for her, I invited our… Read More
As you drive up the treed allée, you know you’re going back in time. The Pueblo Revival home that greets you feels like an expansive Mexican hacienda. You’ve arrived at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm, a luxurious small inn offering a quiet elegant retreat to its guests. You’ll feel like you’re staying at a country estate in a by-gone era and you are. Yes, you are not far from Albuquerque, New Mexico.