Our trip to Imfolozi Game Reserve (http://www.nature-reserve.co.za/hluhluwe-imfolozi-wildlife-preserve.html) was magical. We had only just crossed the grid into the park, and there was our first elephant sighting: such a graceful animal for their size. Giraffes, baboons, rhinos, deer by the hundreds, zebras, hunting birds and more…. The work on the engine is now complete. With a […]
Scroll down to the 2nd January to see the pics and spiel. http://gratisaustralis.com/the-journey-so-far/journey-the-world/2014-2/richards-bay-south-africa/ A bit more on Daily Snippets. http://gratisaustralis.com/preparations/ Some information to be found about South Africa and the places we’ve been. http://gratisaustralis.com/the-journey-so-far/journey-the-world/2014-2/richards-bay-south-africa/south-africa-useful-information/
http://gratisaustralis.com/the-journey-so-far/journey-the-world/2014-2/richards-bay-south-africa/ Keep scrolling down in order to view the new images and script. A bit of news on Daily Snippets. http://gratisaustralis.com/preparations/
More spiels added to The Mauritius Page (more pics will come over the next month). http://gratisaustralis.com/the-journey-so-far/journey-the-world/mauritius/ South Africa so far http://gratisaustralis.com/the-journey-so-far/journey-the-world/richards-bay-south-africa/
A busy day as preparations for departure commenced. Boat washed inside and out, bread cooked, Rum Slice made, washing completed, Gratis packed. The replacement parts for the Gennie should have arrived. Bob up top impatiently awaiting, as everyone stops work at 4pm here – only 10 minutes to go. Adendum to that: they are arriving […]
So much to see, so much to do, so little time……… Yesterday we completed following the N2 and N1 highway routes. Words can’t describe some of the sights we have seen: tropical rain forest, old lava flows upon which new life already flows, highlands reminding one of the European alps, rugged mountain tops and dry arid land […]
Here are the first images of the capital, Port Louis. http://gratisaustralis.com/the-journey-so-far/journey-the-world/mauritius/
The last of the pics are on
An amazing place. All one imagines a tropical Island to be. Some pics to tease. http://gratisaustralis.com/preparations/ We are working on the spiel, movies and pics. Hopefully will be ready in a week or so.
New page on the blog. Making the Perfect Yacht Tender
Tips and links to sites for eating ‘Wheat and Dairy Free at Sea’ is back on line. It includes a few simple recipes. As time goes by, a book with additional recipes will be available for purchase.
We even tried using the panoramic setting on the Nikon 1AW1: still a bit of work to get this under control. This is a beaut little camera for anyone who is looking for a small compact unit that is can be manually operated. With an adaptor that one can purchase, it is even possible to […]
Two days of total calm: what a luxury!! The Fascine is a millpool. Yesterday was the perfect time to trial the Asymmetric Spinnaker. What a beauty in her red, white and blue!