We went down to The Waterfront for our first evening in Cape Town where we had dinner at a restaurant in the shadow of Table Mountain. Our plan was to take the cable car up to the top the following morning. We got incredibly lucky with the weather. The mountain was crystal clear without any […]Read More Table Mountain
My longest lens is a 200mm. Thats not all that far compared to what many people use for animals, birds and sports. That all these shots are uncropped, and I was able to fill the frame completely should tell you just how incredibly close we were able to get to these incredible lions. I’m not […]Read More Photo of the Week: Five portraits of majesty
Oh Hermanus you broke our hearts. Whales, whales, whales. From the shore, from a boat. You managed to thwart us at every turn. But you are a photogenic place, so I still love you.Read More Gallery: 20 Photographs of Hermanus that do not feature any whales.
A change in tone the last couple of days. Instead of being in vast open areas searching for animals or walking through the forest, we’ve moved inland and into the Little Karoo. We made our way to Oudtshoorn via Knysna. From Knysna Heads there are fantastic views of the local area. We stopped in Kynsna […]Read More A couple of photos from days five and six in South Africa
We left Avoca Guest Farm after breakfast and started to make the three hour trip to Tsitsikamma National Park. Along the way we saw the land change from agricultural, to scrub and then to residential. The first houses we saw were shanty, but these are now outnumbered by government built housing. We stopped at a […]Read More Some photos from days 3 and 4 in South Africa.
So this is it. The big one for this year, two weeks following South Africa’s Garden Route. Right now I’m sat at a stone stable right on the coast of the Indian Ocean surrounded by the cliffs and forests of Tsitsikamma National Park. Its an area of outstanding beauty and we arrived yesterday, but that […]Read More A couple of photos from my first two days in South Africa
My big trip is coming up in a couple of weeks. It’ll be the first time since working out in India. Todays pictures are from Sri Lanka, which was the where I spent a week to decompress before flying home. Part of my trip will be visiting the Addas National Park, so I’ll be hoping […]Read More Photograph of the Week: Sri Lankan Wetlands
The weather has taken on a distinctly autumnal feel over the last couple of weeks. Summer seems to have come to an end rather abruptly. So it was a pleasant surprise to head out on Saturday and find the sun was shining and the wind had dropped. I took the bike out for a quick […]Read More Kayaking: Havlet
Marquez on pole, Rossi second. But man was it close for a second. It all came down the last lap of qualifying and just for a moment Rossi looked like he’s snatched it. Unfortunately, for him Marquez had grabbed a tow meaning he took it back almost immediately. But for a moment there the atmosphere […]Read More MotoGP Road Trip: Pole Position