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February 04, 2010
Victoria's Plans for the Games
While Vancouver and Whistler are jumping with frenzied Olympic activity, what will the citizens of Victoria be doing?
Apparently, taking it easy with a nice cup of tea.
As a matter of fact, British Columbia’s capital city on Vancouver Island has decided to market itself as a nearby refuge from the mayhem of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games with a campaign called “Calm on over to Vancouver Island.”
The plan initiated by Tourism Victoria invites visitors to take advantage of seasonally low priced accommodation and dining options while taking in the crowd-free attractions afforded by the city’s heritage architecture, colourful gardens and emerging arts and culture scene. ...
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