Monthly Archives: May 2013

Xhosa Huts.

Many Xhosa rondavels are painted a bright turquoise.

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Pondoland’s colorful beauty.

Not only the local’s traditional clothing and their houses are colorful.

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Oeps!

On the way to a campsite in Port St Johns…

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Panga in Pondoland

Vincent chopping our way through.

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Hole in the Wall

We always thought the road to Etendeka was bad, that road is a highway compared to the one going to Hole in the Wall. First we drove 56km on a tar road in urgent need of serious maintenance and then … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Convoy

We saw this convoy of 7 caterpillars on one of our walks. They actually were 9 but one got killed and one got badly injured (back part gone!). While the injured one was dying the convoy moved on. We interfered … Continue reading

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A little help from us..

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Joins up!

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Second convoy goes his own way..

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Overtaking..

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Reunited!

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Addo Elephant National Park

We saw over 150 elephants in half an hour with lots of calfs, they are so cute!

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Buffalo at waterhole

Plenty, plenty, counted 100 +

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Flightless Dung Beetle

Endemic to Addo Park

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Malachite Sunbird

So pretty!

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Burchell’s or White-Browed Coucal?

Location, Addo Elephant National Park.

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Sunrise at Jeffrey’s Bay

Unusual for us to see the sun rise over the ocean.

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Tsitsikamma Big Tree

The Outeniqua Yellowwood, 36 meter high over 1000 years old!

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Outeniqua Yellowwood

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Marilyn’s 60’s Diner in Storms River

Have to post more pictures from this nice American diner. Sixties music playing while we eating pancakes and apple pie! Such a happy feel to it..

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Marilyn’s Diner

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Marilyn’s Diner

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Tsitsikamma National Park

One of the 2 suspension bridges at Stormsriver mouth. Someone was too scared to walk them..guess who?

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Ebb & Flow Campsite in Wilderness

We camped at Ebb & Flow Campsite in the Garden Route National Park, Wilderness. Here you find dense old forest, steep hills and a beautiful coastline with white beaches. Stayed here for a week since we had some work done … Continue reading

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Knysna Lourie, Part 1

Such a beautiful bird and yet so shy!

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Knysna Lourie, Part 2

Vincent was rather excited to see these beautiful birds in large numbers, however he struggled to photograph them in flight.

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Ronnies Sex Shop

Where all walks of life meet.. Along route 62, between Barrydale and Ladismith this is a definite place to stop for a cold beer or a quick meal. Such a hospitable owner that you might end up staying longer than … Continue reading

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On our way to Barrydale

Tradouws Pass

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Bontebok National Park

Smallest of South Africa’s National Parks, but very pretty. Lovely fijnbos and hundreds protea flowers! You can find some plants in this park nowhere else to be seen in the world. Unfortunately there was no pamphlet or a ranger to … Continue reading

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Breede River

In Bontebok National Park

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Cape Agulhas

The southernmost tip of Africa were the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean meet.

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Evidence

Quick picture for evidence and then off to the local pub for some beers.

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Able Seaman Just Nuisance

Just Nuisance was the only officially enlisted animal in the Royal Navy. He was formally inducted into the Royal Navy at Simon’s Town in August 1939, shortly before the outbreak of World War II and his exploits during the war … Continue reading

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Boulders at Simon’s Town

Home to a colony of 2800 delightful African penguins. I guess I took around 100 pictures but Vincent stopped me from publishing all.

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So cute!

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