Category Archives: Travel – South Africa

General travels within South Africa

This pie who loved me–A Karoo discovery

To say that I’m a sucker for a nice pie might infer that I have a periodontal anomaly, rendering me unable to chew the thing properly. Not the case at all, I’m happy to say. No, all dinner manglers, (with … Continue reading

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Visiting Cape Town? Tranquility and Serendipity.

I think the word Serendipity is used all too seldom, don’t you? For those unacquainted with the word, it is NOT the happy discovery of a good hair product – which is Serendipity-Doo – and something else entirely. Could the … Continue reading

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Namaqualand Travels–Chapter 2

There is something profoundly agreeable driving, windows down, through the vast Karoo veld. At times like these, one’s senses are heightened, and the soaring joy of being alive in God’s great Creation cannot be overstated. With a kind of detached … Continue reading

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Namaqualand Travels–Chapter 1

Friday, 23rd August and the first suggestions of dawn’s gentle presence was felt as she caressed my brow. As consciousness pierced the fog of slumber, Dawn disappeared into dreamland, to be replaced by the awareness that Mrs Chips was up … Continue reading

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Namaqualand Travels

Dear Reader, it’s not often that good news comes your way. But today I have some of the good stuff to pierce the doom and gloom of 21st century living. As you may remember from a previous post, yours truly … Continue reading

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Road Trip ~ August 2013 – Johannesburg. Chapter 3 of 3.

After a comfortable night’s kip and another scrumptious breakfast at the Ruth Avenue B&B we settled up and pointed the ve-hickle in the direction of Port Elizabeth and placed Johannesburg in the rear-view mirror which, if you’re not really a … Continue reading

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Photographing the night sky–getting that ‘pro’ touch.

Getting those amazing star-filled night shots is easier than you think. No, it’s not as easy as shooting on Auto but [quiet you, in the back there] I reckon the extra little effort is worth it. If you’ve been looking … Continue reading

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