The view of Maitland River mouth as you come down the road from Beachview side The Maitland River west of Port Elizabeth really isn't much to write home about. It originates somewhere between the N2 and the sea so isn't very long. Probably not even close to 20km in length. It flows down through Sleepy … Continue reading Maitland River mouth
One of my favorite views around Nelson Mandela Bay. The view of the Van Stadens Bridge from the picnic spot lookout in the Van Stadens Wildflower Reserve
Enjoying the view from the lookout spot on Periwinkle Lane on the eastern side of Schoenmakerskop
I really need to get my backside in gear and start blogging on a more regular basis again and the only way is to be more disciplined. And that starts today. I have decided to also work more on the Port Elizabeth Daily Photo side of the blog and here I am going to start … Continue reading Boardwalk waterlilies
For the last week one waking up out of a Rip von Winkel sleep could easily have thought it was summer here in Port Elizabeth. It's been hot and humid. We headed down to Schoenies this afternoon and rather than just getting our feet wet, we went for a swim at the Tanks. First swim … Continue reading First swim of (not yet) summer
It's a blue sky day in Port Elizabeth and I just could not help slipping out the office for a quick walk. Need some more Vitamin Sea and an injection of inSunlin.
Looking down from the start of the Sacramento Trail in Schoenmakerskop towards Sardinia Bay (the sand dunes in the distance) about 4 kilometers away. The 8km round trip is probably Port Elizabeth's best known and most popular hiking trail.
A little while ago I had the fantastic opportunity to go on a cruise on Algoa Bay with Raggy Charters and it felt like we hit the jackpot that day. Whales, dolphins, bait balls, penguins, and the cherry on top, a killer whale. The cruise was the first opportunity for me to see St Croix … Continue reading Penguins on St Croix Island
Aaaaahhhhhh, sunrise. Probably the best time of day. Pity its so early in summer and so cold in winter otherwise you would have seen a lot more sunrise photos from me.
Although the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is named after South Africa's first post Apartheid president and a world icon, the city does not have a proper Madiba statue for visitors and tourists to visit. Because of this the Route 67 Madiba figure on the Donkin Reserve has become a must stop for especially international visitors