Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed at sunset

As the sun sets over the ocean it casts earie shadows over the beach and its surroundings.  Low-light photography can be difficult to get right, but sometimes the absence of light can make for a compelling, dramatic photograph. Experimenting with shadows can be a fun and rewarding way to push yourself to try something new with your camera and your surroundings. Shadows can also add … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed at sunset

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea and Sunsets

There is something about sunsets and beaches that make me feel close to nature. It is as if you get a glimpse of the magnificence of nature through a sunset over the ocean.  Walking along at the stretch of beach at the harbour in Richards Bay on a lovely summer evening in December. Sitting down watching the sunset across the harbour and lost in thought. We … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea and Sunsets

Fresh Oysters while watching the sun set over Knysna lagoon

Knysna is one of the Southern Cape coast’s best known holiday destinations, situated between lush forests and the shores of the peaceful lagoon – it offers many activities and attractions of a wide variety. The name Knysna is a Khoi word but it’s uncertain as to its exact meaning. It could mean ‘place of wood’, or it could mean ‘fern leaves’, but its most probable … Continue reading Fresh Oysters while watching the sun set over Knysna lagoon

Yachts, Amarula and Sunshine in Richards Bay, South Africa!!

I spent the week visiting my friends Corli and Frikkie in the coastal town of Richards Bay in South Africa.  I used to live just outside Richards Bay which has a subtropical climate so it’s quite warm all year round. It was hot and sunny all week, perfect weather for a yacht trip! We made ourselves comfortable on the yacht with a glass of South … Continue reading Yachts, Amarula and Sunshine in Richards Bay, South Africa!!

Sunshine and beaches in Richards Bay, South Africa.

I was supposed to fly to Richards Bay the Sunday evening and was really looking forward to seeing my friends again for the first time in 3 years. Unfortunately as I got to the front of the check in row I was informed that my flight had been cancelled and that I would only be flying out the next afternoon!! I could believe they didn’t even let me know … Continue reading Sunshine and beaches in Richards Bay, South Africa.

Sunset at Moscow’s Gorky Park

I took a late afternoon walk through Gorky Park to watch the sunset. Its already starting to get cold here in Moscow and was -2 degrees Celsius outside. I am leaving Moscow next week so trying to fit in the last couple of places left on my list. Gorky park is definitely one of Moscow’s most famous parks. It is Right next to the Moscow River and … Continue reading Sunset at Moscow’s Gorky Park