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Gallery: The Lion Files

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 18 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Week 2 at the reserve

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 11 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery


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second week on the reserve

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 11 Aug 2007 | Views [352] | Comments [1]

Well this week started off with a quiet session of birding along the river with kingfishers and eagles, and the usual trip to the local school.  Then it all heated up with lots of work around lions, monitoring their kills - I heard one growling at our ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Wild life reserve

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 4 Aug 2007 | Views [364] | Comments [2]

Hi all - as you can see from the photos - you get an idea of what we have been up to anything from clearing alien vegetation to teaching at a schools and untagging hyena.  The guy that has been co-ordinating us has been great and as soon as an event ... Read more >

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Gallery: Storms River

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 29 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Storms River Mouth

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 29 Jul 2007 | Views [448]

Well this is the last story for a week as I will be heading bush for a week with the wildlife!!  So the last couple of days were spent in the beautiful Tsitsikama national park.  The weather has been quite wild and windy, but I still managed to execute ... Read more >

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Table Mt to the coast and inland

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | Views [395]

So now that I have finally found a way to put titles on my photos there is less need for narrative - and yes Chris even included a few of me!!  So climbing Table Mt was fun - did you know that there are more than 320 routes to get up there and they lose ... Read more >

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Gallery: Outdshoorn

AFGHANISTAN | Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

Ostriches and mountains
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Gallery: Table Mt

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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First Few Days in south africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | Views [610]

Well here I am in Outdshoorn.  Ostrich capital of South Africa - can't wait for that Ostrich egg at breakfast - they tell me one ozzie egg is worth 20 hens eggs!! As you would have gathered from the photos the first days were in Cape Town.  I met Yvonne ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


Gallery: Cape town

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Au revoir France

FRANCE | Saturday, 21 Jul 2007 | Views [910] | Comments [2]

The final climb in the TdF Alps stages over we decided to do a bit of our own climbing as you can see from the photos.  Whilst usually I would not feature in my own photos on this occassion I felt I needed proof as the climb up Madelene was a beaut -... Read more >

Tags: Airports


Gallery: Col de la Madelene

FRANCE | Saturday, 21 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: moretour de france

FRANCE | Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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more on the tdf

FRANCE | Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | Views [492]

We have now visited two of the stages and the sun has been fierce - all the ozzies suffering from the unaccustomed extended exposure to the sun whilst our hardy hosts comfortably position themselves in the full glare of the sun and pose for erst while ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


The French Alps

FRANCE | Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | Views [335]

Here in God's own country - second only to Canberra (of course).  The weather has turned beautiful and you need to check out the photos in my photo gallery to understand quite how breath taking this place is - even if it is full of poms!!  Any attempts ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Gallery: Tour de France

FRANCE | Wednesday, 11 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

Stage 1
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UK - wet wet wet adventures

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | Views [353] | Comments [1]

Just over 12 days in UK now and it has rained for nine of them - the weather has been so wet that when the latest terrorist attempts were foiled the mayor of London is quoted as saying that he is more concerned about the rain detering tourists than the ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Singapore sling to frankenfurter

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 29 Jun 2007 | Views [470] | Comments [1]

Well Singapore was a brief layover with a trip out to the SPCA(Singaporean version of rspca) to put a beautiful new brass plaque by the tree planted to commemorate my sister ruth.  The tree now has its own space in a little running yard for the doggies ... Read more >

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Rainy Day in Canberra

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | Views [401] | Comments [2]

Well here I am - the first hurdle of having a taxi actually arrive was easily overcome (courtesy of Silver service cabs) we even made it to the airport in record time - and the driver was so excited he forgot to levy me the $11 booking fee!! However ... Read more >

Tags: Airports