Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Victoria, BC, Canada – Walking around with Jen (Expat Traveller) etc

I can’t believe it’s more than 3 Months since we met
Jen, P and Cammie in Victoria at Vancouver Island.
Face to face for the first time.
We miss them all and Victoria.
Just see the Photos and you’ll understand why.
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Left: P and Cammie.
Above: Jen and Cammie
Jen is mostly known as Expat Traveler
Here you see our wonderful hosts and for many years blogfriends.
Anna and Jen in Kitchen 
One of the wonderful things to be better known is to make dinner together. Here Jen and Anna.
The result – What’s better on a Summer Day?
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We walked a tour along The inner Harbour of Victoria, and we felt at Home.
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Before the arrival of the Europeans in the late 1700s, the Victoria area was home to several communities of Coast Salish peoples, including the Songish (Songhees). Coast Salish refers to First Nation or Native American cultures who inhabited areas in British Columbia and Washington state. Up right you see a Totem, that is now dived in 3 pieces. At a holy ground for the Songhees. In respect of this native nation please read.
Vic South view Olympia
South view from Victoria: The Olympic Range in Washington State, USA.
World's Tallest Totem Pole, Victoria, British Columbia
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Details, including Anna – for you to imagin the seize of the Totem
More to come from wonderful Victoria, Jen, P and Cammie,
Adjust your GPS to...

Next destination?
Might it be Provence in Southern France, Germany, Norway, USA or from our Archives?

So stay tuned ---

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Blogger Sandee said...

How wonderful. I hope you can come visit with us again sometime. We'll make sure you can stay with us if you want and we can go visit anywhere you wish to visit. It would be grand fun.

Have a terrific day. Big hug to you and Anna. :)

October 26, 2011 11:29 pm  
Blogger SandyCarlson said...

How very delightful! What a great time. I could feel the warmth of that kitchen. Great stuff.

October 28, 2011 1:40 am  
Blogger Shionge said...

What a great bonding time Tor....remember to buzz me if you are coming here :D

October 28, 2011 4:21 am  
Blogger Gattina said...

Looks like a very cheerful meeting ! Love the totem !

October 28, 2011 8:26 am  
Blogger Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Fina och mysiga bilder :)

October 28, 2011 12:36 pm  
Blogger Mar said...

What a fun meet up!! and Jen's daughter is a doll.

October 29, 2011 9:35 am  
Blogger 4U2! said...

Du bjuder på riktigt fina och intressanta bilder!

October 29, 2011 10:38 am  
Blogger retriever said...

Your friends have a nice little girl
Lovely fotos, greeting from Belgium Have a nice halloween day and sunday

October 29, 2011 9:43 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what a wonderful blog! I love the way you {Tour} us around each new place. and you do travel a lot! thanks for sharing. greetings from Portugal :)

October 29, 2011 10:22 pm  
Blogger ☆•.¸.Mildred.¸.•☆ said...

A very nice account with fabulous pics of a wonderful visit to your friends!
Thanks for sharing. And thanks for visiting and taking the time to comment;o)

Bisous from France. Have a nice and happy weekend****

October 30, 2011 12:03 am  
Blogger Vagabonde said...

I know you had a great time in Victoria – you were with friends and the city is so beautiful and friendly. We went there 3 times but it has been a while now and I wish we could go back soon.
Thanks for coming to my blog and commenting. I have not been to Michigan – well I went there after I arrived in the US but that was in the 1960s! What part of Michigan will you visit?

October 30, 2011 4:00 am  
Blogger Expat Traveler said...

Oh yes this is such a great blog post Tor! I love it and all of the photos. I day dream a lot of our salad we made that day, it was just heavenly!!!

And of the nice summer walk.. I just love all of that!

Thanks for the flashback of summer warmth in every way! :)

October 30, 2011 4:01 am  
Blogger Kateri said...

Love the sea photos and that salad looks so good! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving an encouraging comment. Cool that you come to Michigan on occasion to visti your son. I live in south central Michigan.

October 30, 2011 11:50 am  
Blogger Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Wonderful photos from this walk. Beautiful ! Have a nice Sunday.

October 30, 2011 12:52 pm  
Blogger Ginnie said...

I know you had a wonderful time in Victoria, Tor. I never made it to that city but I DID make it to Ucluelet on the west side of Vancouver Island. What a place to live!

October 31, 2011 11:56 am  

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