Falcon Ridge

The great thing about the holidays is that I now have more time to look through 1000’s of old photos.

The ones below were taken in June 2009 with my previous Canon Powershot S5iS.

Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey display centre in the Central Drakensberg (South Africa) hosts an impressive bird of prey show.

The centre is situated high up in the Champagne Valley 2km past the Drakensberg Boys Choir.

Read more here.

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Botanic Gardens, Durban 2007

This is a “travel” post because if you are ever in Durban, South Africa, you don’t want to miss visiting this cosy yet vibrant “secret”.

Yesterday my dear lady and I visited Durban Botanic Gardens for a short while.

Entry is free and, within easy walking distance, one can find a lake, tea room with fresh scones cream or waffles, benches to sit on, luscious grass slopes to fall asleep on, wild birds, an assortment of plants (including cycads) and trees, an orchid house plus lots more.

On weekends one often finds a wedding photo-shoot taking place (traditional Indian wedding usually).

It is a gem of a place; a hideaway to go and gather one’s thoughts if need be or just contemplate.

Further links to be found here for the Gardens and tea room.

Before I can show my photos from yesterday, I need to post some photos taken in July and December 2007 using my Canon Powershot S5iS. That camera got stolen a couple years back and I now have a 550D (Canon of course).

This post will be followed shortly by Botanic Gardens, Durban 2012.

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These chaps can really snap

Last night Timol and I had one cracker of a party to celebrate going away (very soon) to yet another exciting travel destination.

Energy levels today do not allow me to pull out my PHD and search for some interesting photos.

Luckily, there are some really hot photographers on hand who publicly display their talents.

I have selected some of their photos to give you a taste, which will hopefully get you interested so that you click on their names below to link up to their sites, and view more of their great work (passion).

Sanjitpaal Singh

David Heath Williams

David Taylor

Stephanie Borcard

Andy Gray

 

Aaron Reed

Respectfully asked that his work be removed, but you can still click on his link to see some wonderful shots!