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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Chocolate in the desert

_DSC3282You cannot live close to a desert and not make the effort of taking a closer look at it, and if you have a vehicle with off-road ability, then it becomes very tempting to go dune-riding!

And so it came to pass that we did just that very recently.

 

 

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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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Flowers for Eve

Pink Rose-1So there I was, sitting on our front porch this morning, sipping coffee and pondering the day ahead. I noticed the early sunlight reflected from a wall onto some small roses that were covered in dew drops and I thought – “Ah, flowers for Eve!”.

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Swan Lake

DSC_0660Cape Town City Ballet is celebrating 80 years of ballet this year, and what better way to start the celebratory year than staging Swan Lake, one of the greatest and best-known ballets of all time.

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Lunchtime in the Fairest Cape

_DSC6315Maybe it’s the mediterranean climate, maybe it’s the wine, but lunchtime in the Fairest Cape is like nowhere else – here it’s not an event, it is a way of life 🙂

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Flying with the birds

ParaglidingIs it a bird?

Is it a plane?

No, it’s Apple and Eve !

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