Chinese Cemetery

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Victoria is a very, very bikable city. You’ll look on your map at a destination and think “That’s clear on the other side of town!”, but what that actually means is about a 25 minute bike ride.

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The other day Julie and I took a little trip to the Chinese Cemetary.

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I lived here for 4 years in the first part of the 90’s, and I don’t think I’d ever heard of it. It’s on a beautiful little point. Apparently was chosen because for the immigrants who passed away here that couldn’t afford to have their remains shipped back to China, this was the closest place in Victoria to their homeland.

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I am in the honeymoon period with Victoria right now. I moved from Vancouver, which is also a beautiful city, but Victoria is full of new places to go and experiences to have. As I discover these places. features and endearing idiosyncracies, I am infatuated by the thought of that which is yet undiscovered.

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