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A big boy

The size of elephants is often underestimated. Spending a few moments with a big boy in Kruger National Park made me realise just how enormous they really are. My friend and I were travelling down the H3 past the Afsaal area. We approached a… Continue Reading “A big boy”

A couple of firsts

Ticking off new sightings on my list always gets me excited. Spending some time at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden provided the opportunity to get these sightings. I quickly made my way up the relatively steep slope to ensure that I’d be away from any… Continue Reading “A couple of firsts”

A splash of colour

There are few things that draw your attention more than vibrant colours. I spent the last Saturday of February 2016 at the world renowned Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town. I went with one goal in mind and the goal was achieved. This… Continue Reading “A splash of colour”

Tygerberg Nature Reserve

After spending a lot of time around wetland areas, I decided to head out for a different photo-shoot. Tyberberg Nature Reserve is just around the corner from my house and I’ve delayed visiting this reserve for quite some time. There are many hiking trails… Continue Reading “Tygerberg Nature Reserve”

Stony Point Penguin Colony

On a recent trip to Betty’s Bay I made a quick stop at Stony Point Penguin Colony. This reserve used to be a whaling station until it ended its operations around 1930. The African (Jackass) Penguins settled here and decided to start nesting. Now… Continue Reading “Stony Point Penguin Colony”

An old soul

There are those days in Kruger when you can just end up driving for kilometres on end without seeing any animals. My friend, Anthony, and I had one of those drives on a rainy morning in Kruger National Park. To make it worse, it… Continue Reading “An old soul”

A little treasure

Even though Betty’s Bay is a very small ,holiday town in the Overberg area of the Western Cape, it offers a very scenic drive between mountain and sea. The first Saturday in February saw me take a trip through to Betty’s Bay with my… Continue Reading “A little treasure”

A scoop of pelicans

Rietvlei Nature Reserve in Cape Town has two bird hides and these always provide some form of entertainment.  It is a rather lengthy walk to get the hides, compared to other reserves I’ve been to. However, this also provides an opportunity to scout the… Continue Reading “A scoop of pelicans”

Koeberg Nature Reserve

Most Capetonians know about Koeberg  nuclear power plant on the west coast. Few know about the wonderful nature reserve that the plant hosts. The Koeberg Nature Reserve caters well for cyclists and hikers. I decided to try out the approximately 25km mountain bike trail.… Continue Reading “Koeberg Nature Reserve”

Brave little mouse

Wildlife comes in many shapes and sizes and any animal can become a subject to photograph. Often we want to see the Big 5 or see something spectacular happening that we will often overlook the simpler things that happen around us. I was walking… Continue Reading “Brave little mouse”