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Sea Cider on Vancouver Island

Monday, June 22nd, 2009 — 8:00am PDT
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Nestled up on a hill overlooking the peninsula, Sea Cider in Saanichton is an orchard oasis. Producing almost a dozen varieties of cider this 3-acre orchard, and 7-acre forest, creates delicious and refreshing organic spirits year-round. For Kristen Jordan, who founded Sea Cider with her husband five years ago it was a natural move when […]

New Victoria for New Media with Coast Hotels

Friday, June 19th, 2009 — 5:22pm PDT
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This weekend John and I are on a new media press trip courtesy of Coast Hotels. Along with Ianiv & Arieanna, Duane, Anny, Karen, Lorraine, April, and guests we’re experiencing some of the best summer treats and events Victoria has to offer. We started out early this morning aboard the Spirit of British Columbia as […]

Vancouver History Tidbits: Queen Victoria

Monday, May 18th, 2009 — 12:49pm PDT
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It’s the May Long Weekend here in BC and for many that means getting the boat out of hibernation, pitching a tent for the first time this year, lazy days at the beach, and tuning into daytime TV and wondering what happened to Bob Barker. The long weekend is due to Monday being Victoria Day […]

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 — 8:42am PDT
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Yesterday we drove around the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island, surveying storm damage from the night before and witnessing towering waves crashing on shore and showering roads and pathways with debris. It was the first big storm of the season and being that we were on the Island, we were pretty concerned about our passage […]

Victoria Times – A-Channel TV Station Tour

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007 — 9:00am PDT
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We watch A-Channel during the week sometimes, while cooking dinner and playing along with Jeopardy. We do so mostly because their weather guy, Bruce Williams, comes on with “Watch and Win”. A call-in contest where you can win anything from gift certificates to Canucks tickets. This past Saturday A-Channel opened its doors from 11am to […]

Victoria Times – The Delta Ocean Pointe

Monday, March 5th, 2007 — 8:15pm PDT
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Every year we come to Victoria and every time we stay at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort. Originally we would get treatments at the spa, but it then just turned into our main hub for the weekend. Location wise, you can walk across the Johnson Street bridge or take a water taxi and you’re in […]