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Friday, April 20, 2012

Empress Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia

Our Hotel


April flowers
Pip and I at the Empress Hotel in from escaping another down pour--(rain splashes on my tights!)
Mist texting as she waits for Tabs to let her in the room
Pip chatting with our bird  friend
Tabs catching up on a little homework.
We walked around down town Victoria yesterday despite the down pours. It was rather chilly. We had Fairmont umbrellas but the girls shoes became soaked. We have been to Victoria many times and have visited all of the tourist hot spots (legislature tour, mansion tours, museums, etc.) so we really are only taking it easy this trip. It was raining too hard to walk to Zumba last night (1/2 h walk each way). Perhaps another day--Peter has the vehicle at the conference.
The girls and I did attend an Imax film about Tornado Alley--Pip asks us constantly about tornado's in Saskatoon as she is visiting there this summer and is now paranoid (since the disturbing film).
We shopped a little and ate our meals downtown and found time for a hotel swim and an evening drive for ice cream. The sun is shining this morning so perhaps it will be easier to get around.
Today I shall take more photos of the flower gardens for my readers--they are really gorgeous and spring inspiring!

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2 Comments:

Blogger Unknown said...

Wow, looks almost as beautiful there as in kamloops. Glad you are enjoying the trip. The pictures are really nice.

April 20, 2012 at 9:11 AM  
Blogger Mix Hart said...

Thanks--it is sunshine today. Hope K is sunshine too :)

April 20, 2012 at 3:27 PM  

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