Category: Places & Travel

Going Turkey! – Part 4 : Ancient Ruins

_DSF6652Ancient ruins are normally associated with Greece and Italy (Rome) and few people are aware that some of the most spectacular and important ruins are actually found in Turkey.  A visit to Turkey is not complete without visiting at least some of these sites. 

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Going Turkey! – Part 3 : An unusual hotel

_DSF6533We arrived late-night and tired in the town of Avanos, Cappadocia. The hotel that we were booked in looked nothing like a hotel, it looked more like a very strange and spooky B&B.

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Going Turkey! – Part 2 : The strange landscape of Cappadocia

_DSF6568Cappadocia offers some of the strangest landscapes we’ve ever come across, somewhat reminiscent of the Badlands of South Dakota, USA.

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Going Turkey! – Part 1 : Istanbul

_DSF6303Istanbul remains an interesting and colourful place, a city where you can literally walk from one continent to another. And if you like doing that, you can do that several times a day! I simply love the sights, sounds, and vibrance of the place.

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An Arabian experience

_DSC3844 We recently took the the opportunity to experience life in the desert – Arabian style!

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Tracks in the Empty Quarter

FullSizeRenderWe had the opportunity for a very brief visit to The Empty Quarter, the western part of the Abu Dhabi emirate in the UAE. It is a relatively desolate area not far from the UAE border with Saudi.

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Welcome to our adventure!

_DSF3369Please join us on our adventure and travel with us to new and strange places.

Our adventure begins as we head into the desert of the Middle-East!

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In search of a shipwreck

Thomas T Tucker shipwreckThere’s a good reason why Cape Town is often referred to as the Cape of storms: it’s coastline has gained a reputation for being one of the most treacherous in the world.

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Seven days of Delicious Mauritius

 

Everyone at some point dreams of being on an idyllic island, lazing about, and swimming in the warm ocean. We are no different and recently had the opportunity of doing just that!

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The month of May

Show BoatMay in the Western Cape is quite special to us. While some bemoan the onset of winter, we celebrate it, and the month of May is truly nothing short of magnificent in the Fairest Cape ! 

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