Sunday, June 29, 2014

Victoria: Butchart Gardens

When it was determined that I was going to Victoria for a work trip at the end of April it was pretty much a certainty that Chrissy would travel with me and that we would take a few extra days to play tourist.

With our home province covered in winter road silt heading to Victoria seemed like traveling to a tropical foreign country.  And so, with great zeal we ventured out from the downtown a mere 25 minutes to the world famous Butchart Gardens to welcome in spring.

Not really too much to say other than the spring seasonal flowers looked fantastic.  Below are a sample of the great visuals we experienced. Too bad there is no way to capture the fabulous scents of the place.

Classic Japanese Garden Pose

"Tacca" in the Piazza

The Sunken Garden - My Favorite of all the individual gardens

My favorite girl in all her flowery glory:

Fun with the garden globe:

Butchart Gardens is absolutely beautiful. It is a must visit if you are ever on Vancouver Island. I know that we will be back again many more times. 

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