It’s been a relaxing first week in Canada. Most of my time has been spent with friends who live in Victoria on Vancouver Island. We’ve been sight-seeing on the south of the Island – wandering around Victoria and the fabulous British Columbia museum, visiting Nanaimo and Sidney and going to Salt Spring Island. I haven’t seen as much wildlife as I was expecting, but have spotted the occasional seal and even a porpoise. No bears yet! The scenery however is fantastic and the beer is good too….

Rather than my inadequate words, I’ll leave the rest to pictures: