Category Archives: sunrise

Majestic Cathkin Peak revealed after a few days of rain and mist

March 2017  :  Champagne Castle Hotel Our weekend in the Drakensberg was coming to an end.  Hubby and I were leaving the following day and up to this point we hadn’t seen the mountain peaks.  It would have been disappointing … Continue reading

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A few more images from Umngazi before our departure

I had to take a few final photographs before breakfast and our departure from Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa .. a place of serenity .. a place to revive ones soul .. a place to breathe Early .. very early … Continue reading

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Tidal wave in the Umngazi River mouth

I called it a mini Tsunami as I’ve never seen this before, mainly because I’ve never been close to a river mouth as the tide rises in the sea and consequently the river.   This particular morning, as I sipped my early … Continue reading

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A day in the life of Umngazi guests

That’s us in this case ..  hubby and I This is basically how each day unfolds in paradise.  Our mornings began with a cup of tea with a view .. (I am cheating here.  I took this photo on our last day.  Each day … Continue reading

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Serenity

My favourite set of photographs Early morning, before our departure, absorbing as much peace and tranquility as is possible Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa – March 2017 …

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Walkabout in the Midlands

I had time for a walkabout on the morning of Sharon and Ronald’s wedding at Lords of the Manor before hubby and I met Elaine and Bryan for morning coffee at Terbodore in Nottingham Road, and again early the following morning … Continue reading

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Beach walks at Umngazi

Back to my posts on Umgazi Bungalows and Spa. Beach walks.  That’s what hubby and I did every day, as well as eat, sleep, eat, read, eat, drink, eat, watch sunsets, eat !!!    Before our delectable breakfast, I took a stroll to … Continue reading

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Two little Dickie birds .. amongst others

There are a few photographs from our four days away in Somerset West that didn’t ‘fit’  into my last couple of posts.  They had nowhere to go except here 😉 I will never tire of this view from Ian and Kathy’s home … Continue reading

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Some of my favourite photos from Umngazi

I took many, many, many photographs during our 4 days at Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa, a magical place situated on the mouth of the Umngazi River near Port St Johns in the Transkei.  It’s paradise and we LOVED it … Continue reading

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Last sunrise …

.. and last sunset … on our last day. Our Ballito holiday in the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal So often our last day of our coastal holidays is grim.   Could be windy, cloudy, rainy or chilly.   This day was no exception.  I … Continue reading

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