Cordova’s Wooded Cliffs

Originally called “Tseleethch” by the Indigenous inhabitants, in this article Connell visits Cordova Bay’s stunning coastline and muses upon some of its geographic, as well as more recent, histories. From the Victoria Times Colonist, April 2, 1932- Cordova Bay is one of the few places in the vicinity of Victoria with a Spanish name. Yet,Continue reading “Cordova’s Wooded Cliffs”

Through the Uplands to Telegraph Cove

Connell ventures beyond Cadboro Bay to tiny Telegraph Cove where he encounters an interesting example of Nature’s rock work and the remains of the work of a past generation of people. From the Victoria Daily Times, March 12, 1932- The Uplands car for about half a mile before it reaches the terminus runs through aContinue reading “Through the Uplands to Telegraph Cove”

Esquimalt Lagoon and the Coburg Peninsula

Connell takes in some of the history, bird life, geography and more along the shores of Esquimalt Lagoon and Harbor. From the Victoria Times, January 30th, 1932- The old Belmont Road is now open right through to Esquimalt Spit and crossing the narrow entrance of the lagoon enables the traveller on foot or by carContinue reading “Esquimalt Lagoon and the Coburg Peninsula”