Posts Tagged ‘Urbex’

The day was very cold, and for the most part the only sound to be heard was that of our shutter clicking.  We’re back at Tillicum Lodge today checking out our second-to-last post in this latest photoblog series “The Toad And The Lodge“.  This series shares a large set of images of a Senior care […]

The clouds were ominous in the sky the day we did this shoot.  The lighting was a bit grey and muted, and in many ways we couldn’t have picked a better time.  Thanks for joining us today as we continue our adventure together on our latest photoblog series “The Toad And The Lodge” which takes […]

What once was home to people’s mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters is now just a hull of it’s previous incarnation.  Today we continue our latest photoblog series “The Toad And The Lodge” exploring what remains of Tillicum Lodge, on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  As the journey unfolds and we make our way around the facility, […]

A place of love, a place of hope, a place now abandoned.  This is a post we’ve been working on for a few weeks now, post-processing a huge amount of images and doing some background research.  Today we roll out the first post in our new photoblog series “The Toad And The Lodge“, showcasing Tillicum […]

This will likely be our last set of photographs of the Holiday Court Motel here in Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island in Canada.  This iconic and storied building is slated for demolition really soon, according to the rumors in town these days.  Several years behind schedule, the motel has been abandoned and boarded up for […]

No Rooms For Rent

Posted: 30th November 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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We’re back to our roots here at The Hollow today, taking a look at an abandoned apartment building very near downtown Victoria, BC in Canada.  I found this the other day when I was in town at an appointment.  I darn near crinked my neck when I went past it; I knew it was a […]

Today’s story is one of hope and renewal.  Sometimes in life, the most seemingly random events can lead to truly wonderful adventures.  A chance finding of an old, abandoned school quickly turned into a story of hope and renewal, and new-found friends. This post is a follow-up story to our two previous posts “School’s Out” […]

Happy Halloween, everyone, welcome back to The Hollow today!  We’re on an adventure together, exploring the ghost town of Paldi, on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  Our previous post “Paldi the Ghost Town: Part 1” started this story, and today we end it here.  With any luck, we’ll have our heads still attached. As we made […]

Paldi the Ghost Town: Part 1

Posted: 28th October 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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We’ve driven past the road signs countless times before and wondered what was behind them.  Having lived on Vancouver Island since 1980, I am pretty much familiar with all the high points on the island here in terms of history and things of interest…  but this was news to me.  A ghost town?  In our […]

We’re going to take a brief break today and tomorrow from our running series at the BC Forestry Discovery Centre we’ve been posting this week to take a look at some local heritage architecture.  Today’s photoblog post is going to showcase the now abandoned Cowichan Station Rural Traditional School on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Cowichan […]