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Victoria's Inner Harbour on a (slightly)
foggy day. The Empress Hotel is on the right.
High Tea at the empress. Very civilized,
but the tables were not designed for real human legs and feet.
In Courtenay after taking
the E & N from Victoria. The prettiest train trip in the country!
Panorama of Esquimalt harbour
Esquimalt is the home of Canada's Pacific
Fleet. CFB Esquimalt was established as a base for the Royal Navy
in the mid 1800's.
The harbour is clean enough that it's
common to see wildlife like seals and otters, and birds such as this
The Fisgard lighthouse marks
one side of the harbour mouth. It's now a national historic site.