Victoria, British Columbia, is the city of hanging flower baskets. It is simply gorgeous and not to be missed. It is highly recommend to visit the Butchart Gardens for stunning floralscapes.
From the Victoria Travel Guide
One of the friendliest hostels I've ever stayed in! The staff were great and we got some great discounts for local attractions staying here. The HI was in the 'cardboard city' end of town but I felt perfectly safe staying there. ... more
After looking at some previous reviews of this hostel, they don't really do it justice. The turtle is one of the better hostels I have stayed in, I have no gripes and would recommend it to anyone. ... more
My overall experience was good. The location was quite good (not in downtown, but at a short walking distance from the main attractions). I stayed in a private room and there was a fridge, which is of value when you are travelling! The only bad thing was that it was not very clean, though it was acceptable considering the price. ... more
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. Victoria Oh, and my flight home is from New York. I have to inform Camp America 7 days before I fly back ...
HELP - CAR RENTAL VICTORIA TO CALGARY IN JULY
[/b] I can't find any rates less than about $500 a week for a rental car or van picking up in Victoria and dropping in Calgary. I need a 2 week rental from July 2-16th. Does anyone have any suggestions?? The codes/discounts etc. drive me nuts with rental agencies. I have CAA plus the entertainment ...
A mixture of my mother's urgings and the Lonely Planet guidebook calling it Victoria's #1 tourist attraction made us decide to go check out the Butchart Gardens. Here you get belted over the head with an entrance fee worthy of Disney expectations (only slightly exaggerating, it was $62 for the 2 of us ...
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