Friday, April 8, 2016

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

The end of February, my wife and I took a one week vacation to Victoria, BC and surrounding area.  we lucked out with great weather, almost sunny every day.  We had a great time and I recommend visiting Victoria.

Here are some history related sites we saw:

Sydney, BC
Military book store.  Recommended for naval books.
Memorials across the street from book store.

Fort Rod Hill

Disguised WWII searchlight emplacement

Searchlight inside
BC Aviation Museum
Bristol Bolingbroke Mk IV
Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt
Frigate HMCS Regina
Royal BC Museum
Fort Victoria c. 1840s (HBC = Hudson's Bay Company)

Miniature World

In a park near CFB Esquimalt