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Katrin H.

Victoria, BC, Canada

I have lived in Victoria, BC, for more than fifteen years and credit this beautiful city and its blackberry-scented air with turning me into both a novelist and a hiker.

I have combined my love of books and enjoyment of walking and hiking in two of my tours -- The Literary Walking Tour of Downtown Victoria and my Mt. Doug Trails, Views and Secrets Tour. Hiking to remote waterfalls and cascades is another delight I discovered while exploring lower Vancouver Island. And if your interests tend toward adventures of the palate, I am also an aficionado of Victoria's vibrant local food and wine scene.


I developed my Literary Walking Tour to showcase Victoria and its writers for the Canadian Library Association in 2014. Because of popular demand, the Greater Victoria Public Library has asked me to offer the tour again on a number of occasions.

In the course of hiking all over the southern portion of Vancouver Island for the past 15 years I've discovered wonderful trails for all weathers and all activity levels.

Two of my three novels -- Just This (published in 2018) and The Best Soldier's Wife (2013) -- were finalists in the biannual Great BC Novel contest.



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Literary Walking Tour


Exploring beautiful downtown Victoria with private guide

185 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Forest Bathing


Rainforest Waterfall Hike from Victoria

223 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

3 hours

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