Archive for the category "victoria"

Terracotta Warrior Public Art Project

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every few years the BC Lions Society has been presenting a public art installation involving pieces decorated by local artists that would then be auctioned off. We had Bears in the City, Orcas in the City, Eagles in the City, and to coincide with the Royal BC Museum’s upcoming exhibit, we’ll have the Terracotta Warrior […]

Top Five for 2010: Victoria

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although there are many places to explore and discover on Vancouver Island, none is more widely known than our Province’s capital, Victoria. Continuing the Top Five series, here are some of my favourite things about traveling to Victoria. As usual, I list a few more than five things but I’ve limited the content to five […]

Humboldt House B&B in Victoria

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This past weekend John and I were put up in Humboldt House B&B in Victoria. It was my first-ever Bed & Breakfast experience and it certainly set the bar rather high for any future B&B stays. We crossed over to the Island on last ferry but were able to call ahead and make arrangements for […]

WordCamp Victoria 2010

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Today is the first of four speaking engagements I have over the next week. As some may know, Miss604.com is not my full-time job – although with all the fun adventures in which I get to participate, I wish it could be sometimes. I am the co-founder of a WordPress website development firm and I […]

Craigdarroch Castle in Victoria

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Craigdarroch Castle, legacy of the Dunsmuir family, has been perched overlooking Victoria since the turn of the 20th century. Nowadays its red spires are barely visible over the stretching Garry Oaks but it’s definitely a main attraction on many tours and personal trips to the capital city. History The Dunsmuirs are pillars of BC’s industrial […]