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
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
The braying of these jackass penguins in Boulder’s Beach kept us up almost the whole night since our hotel bedroom was just right next to their colony. So, early in the chilly morning just before sunrise, I went out to … Continued
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
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)
We woke up at daybreak to hunt the leopard. They are the most elusive animals to track down and you could spend the whole day out in the jungle without seeing them. There were two Landrovers (one was ours) going … Continued
When this gigantic pachyderm rumbled right in front of us, for a moment we thought we were goners! For what could stop him from stomping on our puny Nissan Tiida! We were so busy looking at a herd of elephants … Continued