Ballito Morning

In April of 2022 we took a trip to Ballito on KwaZulu Natal’s Dolphin Coast. Our timing was terrible. We arrived for the aftermath of massive storms and floods, resulting in messy beaches, water supply problems and the like. Fortunately we had a top floor apartment at Ballito Manor, with a great view of the…

Table Mountain from a Different Viewpoint

A view from the Victoria and Alfred (V & A) waterfront in Capetown, with Table Mountain in the background. The cable car terminal at the top of the mountain is clearly visible.
Of course, there is a table cloth on Table Mountain.

Breaking Wave in the Sunrise

A breaking wave in the sunrise light, with spray in the air. Great morning view at Umdloti in kwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Bunny Chow – A Durban Speciality

Bunny Chow – a speciality of the Durban area of kwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Have to have a bunny if I go to Durban. But there’s nothing to say i can’t make one at home in the UK.
And there are no bunny rabbits involved!

Durban Beachfront

Over time the Durban Beachfront has evolved and changed. On our trip it was still a great place to drop in for breakfast in sight of the sea.

House On A Hill In The Mist

A pretty scene of a house on a hill in the mists. Taken in the wine lands near Hermanus in the Western Cape area of South Africa, near Cape Town. What a beautiful place to live.  Until we explored Hermanus, we had no idea that it was a wine growing area. A wine tasting trip,…

Valley of a Thousand Hills

The Valley of a Thousand Hills seen from Botha’s Hill on the Comrades marathon route between Durban and Pietermaritzburg in kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Durban Harbour Day Out

Durban Harbour – second biggest sea port in Africa and biggest in sub-saharan Africa. It’s a busy port, it’s also a good place for a tourist day out.