Victoria British Columbia’s Secret Walking Tours

February 26, 2008 | By | Reply More
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Victoria British ColumbiaLike whispered tales of an infamous mistress, grand Victorian cities harbor legendary fables of life among gas lit streets. Victoria, capital city of British Columbia, offers to reveal its hidden history and mysterious secrets in four self-guided historic walking tours. So forget the traditional tourist sites and immerse yourself in this city’s grand and illustrious past.

Fools Rush In – Tales from the gold rush era “takes you through the rollicking times in the city’s history when the promise of fortune made a boomtown of the sleepy little trading post.”

Forbidden City – A rush of immigrants and gold seekers bring an inevitable clash of cultures that will define city development. “You begin your journey at Market Square and go back in history to when Canada’s first Chinatown was born.”

Happy Hauntings – The normal and the paranormal dance along the streets and lanes. “Ghosts, ancestral spirits, strange disappearances – expect the unexpected when you step into Victoria’s past.”

Law and Disorder – Stories of murder, robbery, and colorful criminals. “Takes you back to secret stories of the crimes, the criminals, and the men who fought to keep order in those rowdy times.”

Full maps and descriptions of the tours are all available for download free of charge at the City of Victoria’s website.

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