African shoestrings – South Africa Day Thirty-five – Table Mountain Cape Town

In our previous visit to Cape Town we had taken the cable car to the top of the 1000 metre Table Mountain (and back down again). This time, we promised ourselves, we would walk to the top and catch the cable car down. Today was a public holiday and even minibuses would be few and … Continue reading African shoestrings – South Africa Day Thirty-five – Table Mountain Cape Town

African shoestrings – South Africa Day Thirty-three – Robben Island Cape Town

Another pretty interesting guy whom unfortunately we didn't get around to meet was Nelson Mandela. We did however get to meet someone who served time with him on Robben island a small former prison island 11 kilometres north west of Cape Town. Eugene was his name and he served seven years on Robben Island for … Continue reading African shoestrings – South Africa Day Thirty-three – Robben Island Cape Town

Zinio – win a magazine subscription

I have recently been looking at Zinio a digital magazine service. They have what looks to be thousands of digital magazines at low prices. I looked at the travel and photography sections and they have publications such as Lonely Planet, Conde Nast, AFAR, Photo Plus and Shutterbug. Now they have this new Z-Pass - YOU CAN READ … Continue reading Zinio – win a magazine subscription

Alaska Marine Highway photo

Last year I travelled the inside passage on the Alaska marine highway. Not on a cruise ship but on the ferry from Bellingham, near Seattle, to Alaska. More on that in the future. Came back with a lot of images which I am slowly working my way through. The weather was at best, pretty awful to begin … Continue reading Alaska Marine Highway photo