Ecuador, Iguanas and Volcanoes
Fri, 29 Jan 2016
The first part of our holiday was spent on the mainland of Ecuador, travelling between the colonial cities of Quito and Cuenca along the Avenue of Volcanoes, the Andean spine of the country. �
Carousing in Cape Province
Mon, 18 Jan 2016
I have just recently returned from South Africa, exploring Cape Province. I had a great time and was fortunate to find some lovely white wines to drink in Stellenbosch – especially the Sauvignon Blanc!
Sun, 17 Jan 2016
I had never been to Africa before and my concerns were that it would be full of jostling people trying to sell trinkets. Perhaps the conditions would be rough and the hotels rudimentary. In the event Namibia was empty.
The Great Elephant Search
Fri, 15 Jan 2016
We were an intrepid band of ramblers, led by Julia as we set off on a walk following a dried river bed in the Damara area of Namibia. We reached the start of the walk by taking a coach from our lodge to the point where the river bed met the road.
A Taste of the Eastern Cape
Thu, 14 Jan 2016
Staff, Clients and Friends enjoyed a pre-Christmas treat sharing the sights, sounds and tastes of wonderful South Africa, in particular the beautiful Eastern Cape at our December, Taste of the Eastern Cape event.
The Great South Africa Journey
Wed, 13 Jan 2016
The rhythm of the train is picking up pace and the first rays of the African sun are flickering through chinks in the curtains of this comfortable cabin on the Good Hope Express, the “Shongololo”. Through the window the new day brings a shining panorama of immaculate dark green citrus groves and...