Our timing was good- a full moon in Victoria, and...
A boisterous, colorful Gay Pride parade in Victoria, BC.
Water taxis in Victoria Harbor
Gina and Deda on the good ship, Seeadler, our home for five nights.
Our hosts extraordinaire, Bill and Gina, share a cuppa with Deda in the Seeadler dining room
Bill and daughter, Olivia, on the after deck
This is for Ross: when he, Bill and I spent time on a sailboat together years ago, we were always bashing our heads on some low ledge, to which the other two would say in their best pirate voices, "Steadyyyyyy, matey!"
The gorgeous Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island...
Butchart Gardens, Vancouver, BC
This Butchart Gardens scene almost broke my camera!
Roses, roses, roses!
Headed out, Liv at the helm
Air taxi and drawbridge
Video- Watching the air taxis maneuver was great entertainment
Snow-capped Olympic Mountains in the background
Look at the bow wave this orca is pushing! Be assured that we weren't as close as this looks.
Trial Island lighthouse
Brilliant sun dog
On the boat docked in front of us
Spectacular clouds- have you ever?!
Anchor lights and stars
Canada geese somehow look more at home there, eh!
Zowie! I sure wish we could have seen this rocket under full sail.
Father and daughter out for a morning row
A family affair
Watch dog- this was in the San Juan Islands last summer.
Hand-carved belaying pin on the boat across from us
There's nothing like a sunset when you're on the water