There is an ancient belief that objects hold the energy of those that surrounded them, that ancient buildings, temples and lands have stories to tell if we were to just stop and listen for a moment. I like to believe that this is true and ever since I was young I found myself drawn to the “ancient” things of the world. Castles, temples and caves … Continue reading Touching History
When I travel I find I like to do the unordinary, of course I’ll find myself doing the normal touristy sites but more often than not I like to wonder off and see the real “place”, meet real people who aren’t tourist obsessed and get engrossed in where ever I am visiting’s culture. Animal Sancutaries are one of those places I actually seek out in … Continue reading Why I visit Sanctuaries while travelling
The beauty of long layovers and being stuck in an airport you get the time to think and ponder on life, where you have been and how far you’ve come. Watching my fellow travelers pass me by I got to thinking about Comfort Zones… So often we live as we are taught, we follow what we are told about how we look, how to dress, … Continue reading Pushing the boundaries of comfort zones
Napa Food and Vine (NFV for short here on SF) invited me out their part of the world for a mini working vacation, spontaneous vacations are the best kind and who was I to say no? First up let me just correct all of you who are as misguided as I am. You know those beautiful mountains between Phoenix aka the desert, that white stuff on … Continue reading Heading to San Fransisco!
After a much needed rest we decided to head out to Cape Town, it was a stormy day perfect for a mini drive. The Cape Storm is known to be one of the most impressive with the clouds and sea action. We weren’t disappointed! So far I have been to a number of places during winter and I can honestly say I don’t think there … Continue reading The Cape Storm Photos
The Shark Diving finished around lunchtime so we stopped and had a quick bite to eat then hit the local grocery store to stock up on much need Road Trip supplies. At around 2pm we started the long journey to our final destination, Somerset West, a town about 30 minutes from Cape Town situated on he picturesque Helderberg mountains and just 15 minutes from the … Continue reading Part 7 – Heading to Cape Town
Part 6 of our South African Road Trip Journals The next day we had a really early start. I’m talking the crack of doom kind of early. But for a good cause… off to the White Shark Africa experience. Yes Great White Shark diving, you heard it right the first time… For years I would tell anyone and everyone that would listen that I most … Continue reading Great White Shark Diving
May 31st arrived and we were all packed and ready to, no hitches, no tantrums, I am forever grateful! But you know all good plans go to pot when you’re not as young as you once were… but think you are! Original Plan: Spend the 11 hour layover in London seeing some sites ands getting reacquainted with the city. What actually happened during the 11 … Continue reading Part 2 – The South African Trip begins!
It’s been 8 years to be exact since I was once in my homeland of South Africa. For anyone that has moved abroad that is a long long time not to have your feet on the soil that is within your soul. Too long. They say life happens while you’re making other plans, that’s the truth of life. First problem … A medical mishap – … Continue reading Part 1 : Ultimate South African Road Trip
A few slight misconceptions I am hoping that TV & Media have abolished… While travelling I was always asked the same questions about Africa, people thought of me as brave and courageous but I digress, the normal questions and my responses… Question: Aren’t you scared of walking around, what if the lions get you? My Answer: Not at all, if a lion were to come … Continue reading An African Questioned…