Victoria City, Vancouver Island

Sep 26, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Bird


National Geographic Sea Bird approached the city and harbor of Victoria, Canada’s capital, in the early morning hours as daylight broke over the cityscape. With its friendly and welcoming residents, Victoria’s museum, gardens, pathways, parks, and waterfronts were a treat to explore. Some of us chose to travel around by bicycle; others chose to go on foot with a guide; and still others struck out alone to view the city’s many gardens, historic alleys, local bistros, coffee shops, and boutiques. At day’s end, we explored the Robert Bateman exhibit, showcasing the artist’s ethereal collection of paintings and sketches of birds and Pacific Northwest wildlife. By the time we made our way back to National Geographic Sea Bird, the day was done. We went to bed looking forward to a new day of exploration.

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About the Author

Lynn Wilbur

Naturalist/Expedition Diver

Lynn is a marine biologist and underwater photographer whose passion lies in the intertidal zone. Lynn’s love of the ocean began when she was just four years old after experiencing a tide pool for the first time, and she received her first scuba certification immediately after graduating from high school. Her interest in photography also started when she was a youngster, shooting black and white film with an old box camera that her mother found at a thrift store.   

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