Eastern South Africa and Swaziland Tour

Blyde Canyon

The Three Rondavels

Belin Falls

Bourke's Luck Potholes

God's Window

Lisbon Falls

Dad splitting wood on vacation

What I think may be Wild Foxglove and Shane being "wild" with it

Shane playing with a Golden Orb Spider
The Golden Orb Spider
Cows in the road - very, very common on our trip

Blyde Canyon Dam and Tree Pose

Hiking to the now-closed Belvedere power station in the canyon

Dad on our hike in Blyde Canyon

The Blyde River

The Shoe - an "Art Gallery" with some crazy art, they also sold sweets and there were caves too... confusing...
The Amarula Lapa - something like a museum to the very South African Liqour made from the Marula fruit - we tried to go but it was closed on Easter Sunday when we passed it


Kruger National Park

Bridge on the Olifants River
Baobob tree and our little car

A herd of more than 40 mother elephants with their babies

Elephant Dung -  a common sight

Impala Buck

On a night drive with our guide Patrick

Leopord at night
Porcupine Baby
A Spring Hare - they hop like a kangaroo!
A "dazzle" of zebra
Lepord Tortise
Lilac Breasted Roller
How many crocs do you see? Anything else?
Roadside Elephant pelvis
Dad - playing with the toys in the gift shop
Helmeted Guinea Fowl
Kudu Bull
Shane studying for the MCAT with the study guide Dad brought, he was waking up at 4:30am to get in studying before we went wildlife viewing at 5:30am!
A herd of Elephants we spotted from the Sable Dam hide - amazing!
Shane, watching for wildlife....
Friendly Terrapins
Warthog - Pumba, is that you?
White Rhino


Black Backed Jackal

African Buffalo Bull

Elephants on the Letaba River

Giraffe Drinking!

Sunset on the Olifants River


Kosi Bay, South Africa

Isimangaliso Wetlands Park


  1. Gorgeous, I especially love the picture of Carol in her yoga pose. We think of you both often, wish I was better at keeping in touch. Much good thoughts and love.

  2. Wow, these pictures are fantastic! I feel like a lot of them should be on advertisements or nature documentaries!