Stars And Spray

The Milky Way arcs downward to the raging seas of the Tsitsikamma coast, South Africa, passing rugged folds of quartzite (I think – I’m no geologist) gently lit by nearby cabins. This was also posted for +African Tuesday *African Rocks* on Google+ so let’s also assume a good proportion of these stars harbour planets or […]

Humpbacks breaching, dassies pushing mountains and cheetahs hunting: our new South African gallery is online

In June 2013 we did a self drive round the Eastern Cape of South Africa, taking in Addo Elephant National Park, Mountain Zebra National Park and The Garden Route National Park. It was a glorious trip to parks and places that were completely new to us. Seeking adventure opposed to the big five allowed us […]

The tale behind the leopards of Kgalagadi

Last year, in Kgalagadi National Park we had some pretty jaw dropping leopard sightings. We shared two of our experiences with the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Leopard Project and were delighted this week to find out more about the leopards we saw and their offspring who are now exploring the vast plains of Southern Africa. From […]

It’s World Elephant Day!

12th August marks World Elephant Day and its aim is to bring the world together to help and protect our elephants. Regular followers of Taraji Blue will know that elephants are one of our most favourite animals. We have been privileged to spend many a happy hour in their company, mainly in the National Parks […]

The Green Canyon

Under a beautifully patterned sky, the Three Rondavels rise up from the green floor and river of Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga, South Africa.  We took a detour on our long trip back to JNB from Letaba in 2013, getting up early so we could fit in some of the sights around Graskop.  I’m glad we […]