Local is Lekker part 2

Blogged by Anne The second part of our “local is lekker” itinerary kicked off with Bruce and Zara’s Natal Midlands wedding. We love the Midlands, which are rolling English-country-style hills in the foothills of the Drakensberg, but don’t go there often enough because the drive from Joburg is just too long (4.5 hours) to be…… Continue reading Local is Lekker part 2

No sardines but whales and dolphins everywhere!

Anne, Erol, Elke and I have just got back from a fabulous week down in Port St Johns trying to catch some action from the annual Sardine Run, with Pro Dive, a great diving company based in Port Elizabeth. Unfortunately the conditions were too nice for the sardines to be tempted to the surface -…… Continue reading No sardines but whales and dolphins everywhere!

And so it begins – hunting for some sardine action in Port St Johns

After a lot of running around doing some home and travel admin over the past 4 weeks, I’m finally off! Anne and I have travelled down to Port St Johns on South Africa’s Wild Coast (together with Erol & Elke) to hopefully catch some of the annual Sardine Run. This is a massive migration of…… Continue reading And so it begins – hunting for some sardine action in Port St Johns