If you’re in Toronto, or anywhere along the Eastern seaboard of the US or Canada, you’ll know that temperatures (and in many places, but not here, snowfalls) have been brutal: -25 here yesterday morning, and well into the minus thirties with the wind-chill. Needless to say, Rob and I stayed put, and we have stayed
One of the things we had wanted to do when in Cape Town – on the bucket list, if you like – was try out the new ‘boomslang’ walkway in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. A boomslang, as you may know, is a green tree-snake, shy but venomous: this ‘boomslang’ however is a sinuous marvel of
I promised in my last post I would post some photos; here is the first one, just a taster, a sampler. The picture was taken in the Kruger Park in mid-December, near the Kruger Gate; Rob and I were on a three day tour – picked up at the door, in Johannesburg, transferred on arrival
As a bonus this week, here are two photos taken from a mokoro in the Okavango Delta; a tiny Painted Frog, and a Pied Kingfisher.