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I love our neighbourhood! Chinatown, the oldest in Canada and second oldest in North America, is beautiful and magical – and never more so than with snow! After hanging out with our visiting family, I spent the afternoon walking in a sparkling blizzard.

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First snow of the season! Very pretty out there.

The Chinese Public School with snowy evergreens.

The Chinese Public School with snowy evergreens.

Entering into Centennial Square from Fisgard Street.

Entering into Centennial Square from Fisgard Street.

Snow and seagull in Centennial Square.

Snow and seagull in Centennial Square.

The Gates of Harmonious Interest at the Government Street end of the 500 block of Fisgard Street.

The Gates of Harmonious Interest at the Government Street end of the 500 block of Fisgard Street.

Warm August sunset illuminating buildings in Chinatown, Victoria BC.

Warm light from August sunset illuminating buildings in Chinatown, Victoria BC.

Amazing accordion group from Moldova – Contertino – at the International Accordion Festival.

Amazing accordion group from Moldova – Contertino – at the International Accordion Festival.

The evening air accentuates the delicious fragrance if this flower bed at City Hall.

The evening air accentuates the delicious fragrance if this flower bed at City Hall.

Flowers at City Hall with glimpse of the setting sun.

Flowers at City Hall with glimpse of the setting sun.

Chinatown Sunset, underneath the Gate of Harmonious Interest.

Chinatown Sunset, underneath the Gate of Harmonious Interest.

Chinatown Sunset, detail with yellow lantern.

Chinatown Sunset, detail with yellow lantern.