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Russell of (nearly) Spring – A trip north of Auckland

Seventeen months to the day, after our arrival in New Zealand, a little Toyota Corolla made its way out of an Auckland driveway and northwards along the State Highway One. It didn’t do it on its own, of course. The … 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 4

In the manner of the better photographers everywhere (well, we can fantasise can’t we?) we were up before sunrise and, with an oats breakfast bar removing all traces of moisture from our mouths, we drove off into the park looking … 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

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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Honeymoon Travels–Chapter Seven – Mini episode on wheels

If you’re new to this site, your humbule bloggist managed to formally ensnare his better half in a matrimonial ceremony in September 2012. In keeping with one of the visions of this blog, it is his intention to document the … Continue reading

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Karoo Trip – Episode II

Sunrise, the next morning was impossible to determine because of the heavy clouds still blanketing the nearby mountains. There’s something piously satisfying about being the first at the showers in a camp site. Hoping I’d elicit admiring glances from fellow … Continue reading

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