Sunrise cloudscape over the sea in Ballito, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.The sun is still below the horizon but it is lighting up the clouds to announce that it is about to burst out of the sea. And here is the sun popping up out of the sea. In April of 2022 we took a trip... Continue Reading →
A breaking wave in the sunrise light, with spray in the air. Great morning view at Umdloti in kwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
Part of the Durban Skyline, looking back from the new pier at the Bay of Plenty. Amazing how much is still there from 40 years ago.
The sun rising from the seat at Umdloti on the Kwa Zulu - Natal Coast in South Africa. Ships are silhouetted and hidden in the morning mist.
Durban skyline from the ski-boat club near the harbour entrance, under a dramatic sky. It was a grey day but a bit of help from Snapseed improved the view 😊 We spent a bit of time on the beach here after our visit to the harbour mouth, when we saw the ship come in.... Continue Reading →
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 - 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.
Breakfast under a tree in Hermanus with a view of the bay. A memory from a 2010 visit, repeated with friends in 2017.
I had heard about Bientang's Cave Restaurant in Hermanus in South Africa's Western Cape. I finally had the chance to eat there. Read about it here.
Watching Whales in Hermanus in 2010
The other day I saw a post about whale watching from beatravelling: Onshore Whale Watching. It reminded me of an unplanned visit to Hermanus, near Cape Town a few years ago. By pure coincidence I arrived on the weekend of the whale festival. The festival is normally held towards the end of season when whales... Continue Reading →
Kitesurfing near Umhlanga in South Africa
Kites in the sky, but the two surfers are invisible, hidden between the waves in this scenen from the beach at Umhlanga, near Durban, South Africa.