SUBLIME SUNSET IN PILANESBERG

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It was late in the afternoon when we finished a whole day of safari driving around Bagkatla Game Reserve and headed back to camp. The winter sun painted reddish hues on the tall, dry grass and the surrounding hillsides which … Continued

FRANSCHHOEK: THE FRENCH CORNER

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The beautiful wine-growing valley of Franschhoek is a sight to behold from the top of the scenic mountain pass that we drove by coming from Capetown, SA. Though difficult to pronounce, (comes from the French word meaning “French Corner”) it’s … Continued

TABLE MOUNTAIN

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Rising a sheer kilometer above the coastal plain, Table Mountain dominates Capetown with its looming presence visible from all over the city. You can climb the top either by hiking through wild vegetation or, like what we did, take the … Continued

AFRICAN SAFARI SUNSET

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African Safari Sunset

We were bush-trekking while on safari in South Africa when I noticed the setting sun silhouetting these bare acacia trees. Being wintertime, they were shorn of their leaves and all the branches and twigs were exposed, making quite a stark abstract painting against the empty canvass of an afternoon sky.

(Shot with a Nikon D80 in GwalaGwala Camp, South Africa)