Victoria, B.C. + Butchart Gardens

Butchart Gardens

An extended weekend, a new camera lens, and a desire to put some relative distance between ourselves and Seattle provided all the excuse we needed to pay a long overdue trip to Victoria, and specifically the Butchart Gardens, nestled just outside the city on Vancouver Island’s Saanich Peninsula. It’s embarrassing to admit we’d never visited, and with the capital of British Columbia a relatively short ferry ride away on the Victoria Clipper, we were short on excuses and long on desire to finally add this stamp to our travel passports.

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