Baby Rhinos and Leopards, and a Village Visit

May 8

Early 6 AM start. Great just to be out in the jeep in the fresh, cool air, riding through the veld, comfortable with our blankets and hot water bottles; a tremendous sense of freedom. It’s almost as if the animals are just a little bonus. But what a bonus.

Once again, the photos […]

Sabi Sabi to Cape Town

May 9 Up for coffee and croissant/Danish, then out for morning ride, highlight of which were very cute, playful baby rhino, two leopards (one in a tree), and a hyena.  Maybe if I ever get to connect my camera to the iPad, I’ll be able to actually show you photos that reflect what I’m writing […]

Sightseeing in Cape Town

May 10 Dinner last night was at a local Italian restaurant, called Cafe Paradiso. The meal was good, but the walk over felt a little dicey, so we taxied back. Retired early, and slept rather well. Think we should be over the jet lag by now.  

After a sumptuous buffet breakfast at the hotel, […]

Table Mountain, Where Oceans Meet and Penguins 

May 11 After another fine breakfast, we eschewed the traditional stop at the Apple Store in favor of ascending Table Mountain by cable car on a beautiful, sunny day. The rest of Capetown had the same idea, so there was a very long line. Waiting, I wondered whether this was really worthwhile. It was. The […]

Lion break

Did not have time to complete blogging on yesterday’s fun lady, so I’m cheating by posting some lion photos from safari, which I’ve now been able to download.