Welcome to our world!

The photography of Jacques and Jaunine from beautiful Cape Town, South Africa - now temporarily based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Fairytale Alsace

Tinker Bell, Peter Pan, and Cinderella.

Princes and princesses.  Fairytales.

These are the first thoughts that enter your mind when you set eyes on Alsace. 

You almost expect Hansel and Gretel to come rushing round a corner to welcome you to their little house built with colourful cookies and biscuits.

Viewed :96
Jaunine Conradie liked this post

Barging and wine tasting in France

France is probably still reeling from the onslaught of 24 enthusiastic South Africans who literally barged in for a week of wine tasting  in the upper Loire valley. Not convinced? Well consider this – take a bunch of wine lovers on a week long barging trip on four barges, in a beautiful region of France, and add a brilliant French wine-tour guide that knows her stuff and have all the right connections, and you have the recipe for terrific fun!

Viewed :764

A day in Paris

What to do when you have only a day in Paris?

This was the question facing us when passing through Paris on our way to the upper Loire region of France for a wine-tasting barging trip recently. We decided to keep our intended sightseeing simple and opted to see the Notre Dame and the palace of Versailles. Unfortunately the weather was not great and we experienced spells of rain alternating with some sunshine, not that this was going to stop us!

Viewed :95

See the world in black and white

There is something to be said about black and white images.  I was reminded of this when looking through some of my images recently, and was once again surprised to see how some images appear to come to life when viewed in black and white, or monochrome.

Viewed :334

Visiting Greece: Part 2 – Santorini

Visiting Greece also implies visiting one or more of the fabulous islands. The biggest problem is deciding which to visit. Since we went there out of tourist season, and barely having enough time for just one island, our choice went to Santorini. This turned out to be a great decision and we were not disappointed.

Viewed :689

Visiting Greece: Part 1 – Athens

Being on our radar for some time now, we finally had the opportunity to visit Greece, which turned out to be a great decision !

Viewed :386

Time out in Prague and Vienna

Spending Christmas in Europe is something we always wanted to experience, and we finally got our chance!

Viewed :851
Ferdie Heymann liked this post

Visiting Muscat, Oman

_dsc0497Pristine.

If I can use just one word to describe Muscat, capital of Oman,  then “pristine” is that word.

Viewed :1730
Eugene Dann, Anesia Cruywagen liked this post

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque at night

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is a sight to behold.

At night it is even more so, a real must-see attraction! 

Viewed :2496

Visiting Home

_DSF7569There is no place like home, something that we rediscovered recently when going back to Cape Town for a visit after living in the Middle East for the past year and a half.

Viewed :876