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3 June, Day 12 -WHISTLER TO VICTORIA

Breakfast at the Squamish Lill'wat Cultural Centre and drive to Victoria

Last night we found an excellent Indian restaurant, the Tandoori Grill. Then we had plenty of daylight hours to walk around the Lower and Upper Villages at Whistler.
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This morning we started with a breakfast at the Squamish Lill'Wat Cultural Centre dedicated to the history and culture of the First Nations people. The centre displays the cultural heritage of both the Lill'Wat and the Squamish People. They have an excellent short movie that really is world class in presentation and content. The Museum has some really good displays.

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Today was a shorter drive of 145 miles or 233 km through verdant hills with some snow capped mountains. Whistler is shared country for the Lill'Wat and Squamish people. We travelled through Squamish country right down to Vancouver.

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We caught the BC Ferry to take us for a picturesque cruise to Vancouver Island and the charming, very British "Garden City" of Victoria.

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In the afternoon, we discovered British Columbia's capital with a city highlights tour.

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Here is a picture of the Zero Mile Marker for the Terry Fox Run. In the background is a statue of Terry Fox.

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Tonight we are off to discover Victoria's Chinatown or maybe The Old Spaghetti Factory. Tomorrow is a late start for the whale watching excursion.

Posted by Kangatraveller 17:57

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