Monday, February 09, 2009

Impressions from the day

Here are a few impressions from my day today.


I was fortunate enough to spend some time outdoors today enjoying the breaks of clear blue skies.

I spied the first hints of spring yesterday and knew I had to come back today. I'm a bit confused however because it's so darn cold outside. Well at least 5C and a bit of wind feels cold enough to want to bundle up and hide inside a touque and gloves.
Is spring coming early to Victoria?

Beautiful Blue skies and reflections

Palm trees and Flowers overlooking The Empress Hotel.

I picked this up from the Rhineland Bakery. It was good...

I know I haven't updated my blog with pics and want to be better. We shall see as time permits. I definitely don't want to miss the start of spring!

** Update: All week we have had near Fluries and cooler weather - Imagine that! **

12 comments:

  1. Rhineland Bakery ... what a great place. My parents used to deliver some varieties of fresh bread to them once a week, until about two years ago. Another great place (I highly recommend) is The Dutch Bakery & Coffee Shop at 718 Fort Street.

    Again, great photography--crisp, sharp, nice angles. The spring weather tends to come earlier to Victoria than elsewhere around here--something to do with the generally milder ocean air. Some years I remember flowers in January! Enjoy.

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  2. Oh, the tide is changing.

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  3. I love the first picture. It is just beautiful.

    I am looking forward to spring but I think we'll have to wait a few more months. Today, we have strong winds and rain. Yuck!

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  4. Lucky you! We had quite a storm here last night.

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  5. So there is hope for spring this year too - well, we have more that 1Meter snow here in Oslo, Norway :-)

    RennyBA's Terella

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  6. love the spring'y pictures! :)
    and the treat for a sweet tooth, that looks so yummmy!!!

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  7. Looks like spring indeed. We had some snow this morning in Switzerland (yesterday was stormy).

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  8. Aren't you suppose to be having six more weeks of winter? or does that only work in the U.S.? Pass the pastry please :)

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  9. Spring is here already? Noooo I want more snow so I can ski more!!!

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  10. Your blog is vey nice & informative. I always appreciate your work. The snaps are awesome. Thanks to the sharing.
    Mohammad Zohaib Khan from Atlanta

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  11. That's Victoria for you - spring in February. Good to see some blooms for when I come home!

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  12. Aw, we dont have blossoms on the mainland yet!

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