Category Archives: South Africa

“Beestekraal” Station Restaurant

My last post showed a lady in pink tending her garden. I indicated that this photo was taken at a restaurant which used to be a station. But this is no ordinary restaurant. While you wait for your food to … Continue reading

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The lady in pink

There are times when everything just works fantastically  together to create a lovely image. I spotted this lady tending her garden recently, and could not resist the wonderful combination of colours and the even lighting. The pinks and mauves in the … Continue reading

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Foxy – a special meerkat

I recently was lucky enough to spend a month travelling in South Africa. The purpose for the visit was primarily to do some very exciting family tree research, to catch up with newly found family members and to get my … Continue reading

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Mud, glorious mud!

Some animals use sunblock and insecticide on a regular basis and have done for centuries. Not the wonderfully blended and highly researched chemicals that we rely on – these are just not readily available in the bush and very impractical for big … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes

I recently posted posted photos of the amazing home and garden of Helen Martins. This remarkable person used glass to decorate the inside of her home, while filling her garden with concrete sculptures – many hundreds of them! I promised … Continue reading

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Nature’s knots!

While gazing upward at the most incredible mountains I have ever seen, I nearly missed something else, which was just as amazing. The mountains were the mighty Drakensberge in South Africa. The walk I was on will appear in a … Continue reading

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What on earth…..??

Recently, I came across this item in a display yard in a museum. I was intrigued and amused to find out what it was. It is missing some wheels, but is otherwise intact. Here is the challenge… Do you know … Continue reading

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