Category Archives: travel

Makalani Seed Artist

In Namibia, in the middle of the desert, on the steps of the post office in a small town called Aus, I found a charming guy making tourist curios. We chatted about marriage (his wife had left him) his battle … Continue reading

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More – Sociable Weavers

More pictures of the tiny miracle workers that captured my heart in Namibia and Northern Kalahari. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sociable_Weaver

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Sociable Weavers

These amazing small birds are responsible for some of the largest structures in the avian world. It’s like science fiction – high density living in the sky complete with organic architecture and renewable materials. These amazing nests are built one … Continue reading

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Namibia – Wild Horses near Aus.

Visiting Namibia was a lifelong dream – ever since I learned about the legendary Diamond Areas, the Skeleton Coast and the Namib Desert as a kid at elementary school in Johannesburg. I am very glad to have made this trip … Continue reading

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Mountain Magic – Mer de Glace

I ventured into these mountains with my son Oren last summer and returned in the fall to come and observe this awe inspiring location undergoing its transition into winter. All the tourist hordes and climbers were gone, the first snows … Continue reading

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Geneva

Geneva is often derided as unexciting but if you escape the rich buying watches and head into the old city, the art museums, bookshops and caf├ęs offer endless joy.

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Autumn storms

Europe has been lashed with heavy rains all week. The earth is sodden and verdant while the trees, confused by milder weather earlier in the season, and late to change colour and shed leaves, are now racing into graphic winter … Continue reading

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Sydney Opera House

Sublime dusk trip to see ‘Marriage of Figaro’ at the Sydney Opera House. Going to the Opera by ferry was a first – approaching from Manly – North of Sydney – a gorgeous form of transport for a night out. … Continue reading

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Summer is on the way – September in Oz

Spring weather – down under! Cool winds, warm sun, clear moonlit nights and frosty, misty mornings.

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