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Hope You Are Hungry

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

Day 59

The best thing about traveling is experiencing new things each day. Now that we are on the road again, those experiences are coming fast and furious again. It’s awesome. Today I got a chance to ride my dinner. This doesn’t happen at home. Cows, pigs, and chickens are pretty darn tough to ride. Ostrichs on the other hand, are a blast.

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A Cold Day In Hell

Monday, September 19th, 2005

Day 58

The sun is directly overhead but it is cold. Since it has been warm all day, I don’t have my fleece on and the sweat on my back is giving me a chill. We are at an elevation of 4,000 feet. The wind is blowing at around 15 mph in a consistent southerly direction. The earth is red and rocky. There is no sound except for the wind blowing through the little vegetation that exists. Scrub in my laymen’s eyes. Dust is in the air and is making my throat dry. The mountainous landscape stretches like brain coral in all directions. We didn’t expect to find ourselves in this environment today. We have arrived in hell.

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Wine Route Redux

Friday, September 16th, 2005
Day 55 Our time in Cape Town is getting short. At least our time in the Western Cape, as we are heading out to do the Garden Route next week. So today we headed north-east out of town for ... [Continue reading this entry]

Birds, Wine and Walls…

Thursday, September 15th, 2005
Days 52, 53 and 54 This is our last full week in Cape Town. Where the heck has the time gone? So it’s the week to catch up on all the little activities we told ourselves we were going ... [Continue reading this entry]


Sunday, September 11th, 2005
Day 50 I have been looking forward to today for a week now. Today we got a chance to photograph our cleaning lady Angelina and her two beautiful daughters aged 7 and 12. Most of our portraits on the ... [Continue reading this entry]

Table Mountain

Friday, September 9th, 2005
Day 48 Table Mountain is probably the best named hunk of rock in the world. It is a 3,000 foot high mountain that towers above Cape Town, with smaller arms that reach out and hug the city from two sides. ... [Continue reading this entry]

Far South

Thursday, September 8th, 2005
Day 47 It is amazing how much work we create for ourselves. We find ourselves spending time keeping up with accounting, filing and keywording our images, web-site building and upkeep as well as this web log. This does ... [Continue reading this entry]

Township Tour

Wednesday, September 7th, 2005
Day 46 After photographing animals and landscapes for so long, it was time to add to our collection of Faces of Africa for the book. Today we woke up early and headed to town to meet Sam for a Township ... [Continue reading this entry]

Wine and Food

Saturday, September 3rd, 2005
Day 42 Once again we were off like a heard of turtles this morning. It wasn’t much before noon before the gang was together and we headed east once again. As I eluded to in yesterday’s blog, today is ... [Continue reading this entry]

Whale Watching

Friday, September 2nd, 2005
Day 41 With Carl and his mom, Joan in town we got up early and got math behind us so we could join them on a day along the coast. We had been putting off a few things we have ... [Continue reading this entry]