Yearly archives: 2011

In Conversation with travel photographer Greg Ewing

There is no better time than summer in South Africa to share some stunning images from one of our best outdoor photographers, Greg Ewing. I met Greg a few years back at the Billabong Pro in J-Bay while he was still working full time for Zig Zag magazine. Since then he became a freelance travel\sport\outdoor…


Sanparks hidden treasure…..??

Just came back from Mokala National Park yesterday where we stayed four days at the Motswedi camping site. This was my fourth visit to Mokala and must say it surprises me more and more everytime. Mokala is 70km south of Kimberley on the N12 route to Cape Town. To read more about the geographical details…


Photos remind us of Cape Town in the early 1960’s

Many of us were not yet born at the time – and others were still to young to remember, but many of our parents and grandparents are able to tell us stories of Cape Town and what they did in and around Cape Town when they were young. We seldom see photos of Cape Town…


Wildlife photographer recovers digital camera and photos after year in the ocean

Would you believe that it is possible to recover photos from a digital camera that has fallen into the ocean. Perhaps after an hour ¬†– but what about a Year?!! Mike la Grange, a good friend of mine, is a huge fan of Canon and he could not resist sharing a true story on such…


Expect to find Rodeo in Blue Bull Country in South Africa

Where in South Africa can you expect to see a Rodeo with Bull riding etc? Look no further than Rayton in Blue Bull Country!! Rayton is an area situated on the Eastern side of Pretoria. A friend, James Loretz, who is always reporting on rugby for Rugby15 from Loftus Versveld decided to take the camera…


Bloem Celtic vs Bidvest Wits end goalless

Bloemfontein Celtic hosted fellow top-eight hopefuls Bidvest Wits on Wednesday evening, 30 November 2011, at the Seisa Ramabodu Stadium in Bloemfontein. The game ended in a goalless draw. Bidvest Wits has its roots at Wits University in Johannesburg where it was formed in 1921 by the university’s Students Representatives Council. During the 1970s the club…


Photos tell the story of a brave bride and her love despite a battle with cancer

Sometimes photos can make us cry – but they can also inspire us to do good to all those around us. Many of us have friends and family suffering with cancer and sometimes we need a brief reminder to give them all the love and support they so need in their their daily battle… I…


Walking with Lions at Donkerhoek Farm, Free State

This past weekend I had the greatest privilege¬†of walking around with White and Brown Lions at Donkerhoek Lion Farm just outside of Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. The farm is privately owned and they specialise in big cat breeding. They currently have about 45 Lions (which consist of brown and the very rare white lions)…


Do you have the best 4×4 shocks for your photo safari?

Are you a photo enthusiast with a love for travelling on photo safaris into Southern Africa? What is the importance that you place on vehicle safety and especially that of the performance of the 4×4 vehicle in remote destinations? We have shared some brilliant images from our photographers on safari and believe it is appropriate…


The Ultimate Kgalagadi – Botswana trip

In April this year we went for a two week trip to Botswana. It is a pleasure to share our experiences with other nature and wildlife enthusiasts. The big difference from the normal Botswana trip was that we routed our trip through the Kgalagadi National Park. On 20 April 2011 we left Bloemfontein for Twee…