Friday, August 13, 2010

mighty...British Columbia!

Nathan, mom and I took a ferry to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia.
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We arrived in the morning and went to the Royal BC Museum right away. There were stampeding mammoths!
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And other horrifying sights.

And Parliament!
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(There was a street magician down below us who drew quite a crowd and inspired my theory that the real mark of a Capable Human Being is that the subject owns a vest. I do not own a vest. Yet. I do have grand plans for vest-ownership, though.)

The next day it rained for a bit, and that happened to be a bit while we were outside, so we sought shelter in a shopping mall with a vast, steampunky clock which says "Westward the Course of Empire Goes Forth" round the bottom and shows how the sun never did set on the British Empire, back in the day.
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Then there was a wardrobe change, or possibly the sun set and rose again, and here we were in the rotunda of the parliament building.
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