South sea adventures on the MV Bilikiki

Guest blogged by Anne The Solomon Islands are situated to the north east of Australia and east of Papua New Guinea as shown here: They used to be known as the “Hapi Isles” but they are struggling to rebuild their reputation after some problems with sectarian violence in the early 90s which resulted in the…… Continue reading South sea adventures on the MV Bilikiki

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