Victoria is our Launching Pad

Salish RV Novemer 2017

After selling our home, we became homeless and joined the “Vandwellers” community – individuals who live in RV parks, Walmart parking lots, or on side streets in vehicles with four wheels. Our motorcoach has found a lovely spot at Salish Seaside RV Park in Victoria, BC’s waterfront, which is considered a five-star location despite the high pad rental fees. We plan to reside here until November 20th, after which we will store the coach and embark on a journey to Toronto, ON and London for business meetings.

For those of you that frequent Victoria or if you are planning a visit here is a list of must do’s.

FOR BEERS, Garrick’s Head Pub on Government Street.   Simply put, they are one of the oldest English pubs in Canada (1867) and maintain Victoria’s largest selection of craft and import beers on tap.

FOR BREAKFASTJam Café at 524 Herald Street.  You may have to get up early to enjoy this place.  The lineup to get in starts early every morning.  The lineups speak to how good this place is.

FOR LUNCH, El Furniture Warehouse Victoria, 533 Yates St.  Everything on the menu is 4.95 all day long.  Don’t let the prices fool you, the food and atmosphere are great!

HAPPY HOUR, Big Bad Johns, 919 Doulas Street.  This Hillbilly bar is one happy hour you won’t forget.  I don’t want to say anything about this place because I’d hate to spoil the experience.

FOR DINNER, Pagliacci’s 1011 Broad Street, This Italian restaurant also has lineups but is worth the wait.  Sorry, no reservations here just great food.

GHOST WALK’s have been creating spell-binding and frightening memories for visitors and locals alike. Explore Victoria’s haunted alleyways and gruesome past with a great storyteller guide

There you have it!  The perfect day in Victoria!  I know you’ll enjoy these spots.

6 Comments Add yours

  1. baergy says:

    Nice to see someone actually put their BIG dreams into action. It’s just so easy to do the easy parts. Congratulations on your decision and I wish you, Godspeed.


    1. ghollick says:

      Thanks Bill!


  2. Charlotte Herlong says:

    I love your plan…not to plan too much. Have fun, explore, visit and celebrate the fact that you are independent and free! Don’t forget to visit Rotary clubs along the way. There is an RV Fellowship.


    1. ghollick says:

      I’ve tried taking pictures of the coach but I can’t get anything that looks that great. I think a person needs to have a special camera lens.


  3. Slye says:

    So 1 more sleep then your off on a wonderful wanderlust journey enjoy 😊


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.