Archive for August, 2011

On our latest photo escapade, we landed in the fair city of Nanaimo, BC, Canada on Vancouver Island.  A wonderful city, full of history and heritage, Nanaimo is the largest or second largest city on our island.  It kind of depends on who you talk to.  Regardless, it’s a wonderful place full of fabulous photo […]

We had a pretty exciting weekend in terms of photography, and one of the treasures we encountered was an old church that is over 116 years old now.  St. Andrews United Church is located in the Old City Quarter of Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  Let’s dive into some pictures, shall we? From what […]

Happy Monday, everyone, we really hope you all had a great weekend!  We sure did!  Mrs. Toad and I managed to sneak out of The Hollow and do up a series of photo shoots, so we’ve got some real exciting pictures to share with everyone this week! We’re very busy Toads here living completely fulfilling, […]

A Twist In Time

Posted: 26th August 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography, Toad Trucks
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Welcome back to The Hollow, my friends!  Today’s post is a wrap-up to a running series we’ve been doing here called “Toad Trucks“.  This series showcases photographs we captured at the recent Antique Truck Show in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Today’s post features a 1931 Ford Model A truck that is […]

Today’s photoblog post is one we’ve been very excited to share with everyone for a few days now.  Vancouver Island in BC, Canada is an island that is only recently inhabited in terms of the world in general, but is rich with local history.  We islanders hold our heritage near and dear to our hearts […]

Welcome back folks, today’s post is a big one so please strap yourself in for a ride!  On our recent photo-adventure to Great Central Lake on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada, we also make an extra stop on our way home at MacMillan Provincial Park, also known as Cathedral Grove.  We’ve got a fairly large series […]


Posted: 23rd August 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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For today’s adventure we are back once again at the Genoa Bay Marina, in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  This is the final installment in this series of blog posts and images we have of the marina, but rest assured we’ll be back in the near future to take more pictures.  It’s […]

We’ve done two previous blog posts on Victoria’s iconic Chinatown district, and tonight we’ve got a follow-up story to share.  Our previous blogs “Beijing Toad” and “A Town Within The City” discuss the heritage and history of the area in quite some depth, so you may wish to visit those posts. This is Fan Tan […]

Comments Off on Holiday Court Motel – Requiem

We’ve got a couple of bonus posts for our blog in terms of updates to previous stories.  Tonight we are going to revisit the Holiday Court Motel, which is now nearing its final days and it would seem is in the middle of a minor political kerfuffle.  Please see our previous post ““Holiday Court Motel” […]

Hi everyone, we really hope you had a great weekend, we sure did!  For today’s post we’re taking a look at what appears to be an old abandoned house situated near the Maple Bay Marina, in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  The thing about living on Vancouver Island has to be all […]