Travelling again? Galavanting with Kathryn Costello
Rain at a coronation is auspicious…
…the Frauenkirche, home of the legend of the Devil’s footprint and the tomb of Ludwig lV. History is everywhere, but the possibility of the Devil’s Footprint being a tourist trap…
Have you heard of the rare Golden Wildebeest? Have you seen this animal, which was once thought mythical? The collective noun for all species of wildebeest (also called gnu), is a confusion. They do get confused quite easily; they’re not regarded as being particularly bright. Pretty stupid actually. On a hot day in the middleContinue reading “The Golden Wildebeest”
A surfer’s paradise – Victoria Bay, South Africa.
Ok, small pool may be a better description. The driver eventually decided to take the plunge, and drove through the centre of it at speed, creating quite a wave. Should I? Shouldn’t I? Ours was no 4 x 4, it was a sweet little VW
Kilwa Sea RescueIf the place that you’re boating in doesn’t have any rescue facilities, and you develop a problem, what do you do?In South Africa, the NSRI (National Sea Rescue Institute) is so synonymous with sea and ocean rescues: – with pleasure cruises going wrong, shipping disasters and any other water orientated ill that mayContinue reading “Kilwa Sea Rescue”
The children are grown up, and they live scattered around the world, but they do like getting together for family trips. My daughter, wanted to dive with whale sharks; the chosen destination was the Tofo Bay area in Mozambique. Plans were put together. ‘Us girls will fly to Vilanculos, the boys can drive, and pickContinue reading “Mozambique – of cashews, diving, and self inflicted traffic fines.”
The names of all the families who trekked away from the English after the Second Anglo Boer War, are etched into the stone work…
Face Book is amazing. We reconnect with old friends, get to know all sorts of interesting stuff, and some of us see posts and make instant decisions regarding those posts. My dog Hunter is at my feet because of such a decision. A friend posted a photo of him, I fell in love, and hereContinue reading “Walking the Wild Coast (at last).”
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