Christmas in Narooma

When we moved to Sydney in May, one of our first tasks was to find a cattery. We travel quite a bit, and our two very senior cats require a bit of extra attention when we are gone. We found an amazing place, but they were already booked for the holidays. We also wanted somewhere […]

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Magnificent Mala Mala

There are few places in the world that we return to again and again. Mala Mala is one of them, and it just gets better and better. After a few days in Soussvlei , and another night at the JNB airport Intercon, we flew to Skukuza and were collected for the road transfer to the lodge. […]

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Spectacular Sossusvlei

We rarely go places more than once. Except when it comes to Mala Mala. Every time we visit, we know it won’t be the last. Living in Sydney, we’re a direct flight to Johannesburg (a 14 hour flight, but direct none the less). We’d planned the trip for June (beginning of their winter), and if […]

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Wonderful Wakatobi

Wakatobi has been on our list for a while, but the timing has never quite worked. Last year we looked at the best time to visit, and then selected a week around Easter to capitalise on the long holiday weekend. From the moment we touched down in Bali, we realised why everyone raves about Wakatobi. […]

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The Great Apes of Uganda

We had two requirements for our Christmas vacation: one, travel to a new country and two, photograph something. This is how we wound up in Uganda. Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa, bordered by Kenya, South Sudan, the Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania. It is about the size of Arizona in the United States, […]

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