South Africa (2006)
Links to South Africa texts: Straight to the point | Day with Laurent | Discovery of Maputaland | Diving in Sodwana | Visions in Mkuzi | Hluluwe and the whales | Umfolozi
Photos per year (number): 2000 (93) 2003 (29) 2006 (183)
Our first encounter: a giraffe on the road

The comfortable bedroom

Photographing weaver birds in front of our room

A colourful grasshopper

A strange beetle

Who you looking at?

A bug, up close

Morning cleanup

Our first sighting: a cameleon

Rhinoceros mother and teenager

Young rhinoceros with its mother

A great view of rhinos in Madikwe

Impala crowd

Dung beetle working hard

Impala mother and baby

A red-beaked hornbill

Rainbow and landscape

An African setting

Here is an elephant!

Elephants eating away

Young elephant

Elephant face

Eating and eating

2 young male zebras


Blue wildebeest

Photos at sunset

Our guide Jonny

Full moon on Madikwe

A blurry impression of a black rhino...

The dinner table

Camp lit with petrol lamps

A gecko by a lamp

Morning encounter with an upset female elephant

Glorious sunrise

Lions against the setting sun

Three young male lions

Lying quietly on the dry run

The most mature young male

Lone bull African buffalo

Kori bustard

Flying kori bustard

A millipede

Leopard claw marks on a tree trunk

Colourful bug

A solitary bee at rest

Wahlberg's eagle in his nest

Reaching for tender young leaves

Giraffe eating

Tiny bird with a long tail

Right beneath a male weaver at work

Full butterfly season

A small red flower

Bright colours of a caterpillar

Weaving a new nest

Repairing an old nest

Huge ants clearing the entrance after rain

Petrol lamps for the camp

Mating grasshoppers

My room in Johannesburg

Flower arrangement in my Midrand room

Laurent's study room

Laurent's library

The entrance

Living room

View towards the kitchen

View towards Table Mountain when leaving the house

Breakfast in Camps Bay

A local transport passes by Camps Bay beach

Camps Bay Beach

Table Mountain

Hout Bay Beach

Fishing boats

A family day out to a seal island

The seal colony

A male seal amongst many others

Going for a dive

Kids having a real laugh on the boat

Shipwreck and cormorant resting point

The impressive shipwreck

Seal action everywhere

Seals cooling down

The girls had a great time

Hout Bay harbour and animal residents

Hout Bay

Great setting of Hout Bay

Nordhoek Bay

Old houses of historic Simon Town

Singing for some tips

Mother goose

5 baby geese

Still singing for money...

Two penguins doing nothing at all

Cape Jackass penguins resting

A child plays on Boulders Beach next to penguins

Here comes a penguin

A penguin tries to cool down

Penguin colony at Boulders Beach

Cape Jackass penguins at rest

A resting penguin

Tourists amongst the penguins

Nesting penguin

Coming down cautiously

Chasing another penguin away

Jumping penguin

Penguin coming close

Close up on a penguin

Am I a smelly Frenchman?

The viewing platform for the penguin colony

Grooming time

Other penguins grooming each other

Two penguins swimming around

Penguin about to dive

Entering the water

Penguin swimming

The beach-goers amongst the penguins

Young baboon jumping off a car

Young baboons mock fighting

Eating a pine cone

The dominant male

Anxious look of youngster when the male comes

Eating amongst all the plants

Simon's Town

Enjoying the garden route drive

Church in Franschhoek's main street

Vineyards beneath the tall mountains

Vines as far as the eye can see

Boschendal vineyard - est. 1802

Lovely interior of Boschendal restaurant

Old buildings of Boschendal wine estate

Rooster flying down

Beach on False Bay

Locals coming to enjoy the sea

Lanscape towards the cape

The road to Cape lighthouse

Baboons are not shy in their quest for scraps

Baboon against a backdrop of the Cape of Good Hope

The official sign for Cape Point

A local black lizard

The historic lighthouse

Historic cape lighthouse area and two oceans

Glowing sun onto the Cape of Good Hope

Lighthouse and distances

Cape Point where the two oceans meet

Writing graffiti on the direction pole

Amazing cliff of Cape Point

Historic lighthouse on top of the cliff

The historic lighthouse

Cormorant colony at Cape Point

Wave action at the Cape of Good Hope

Cape cormorant, famous for flying together

Leap at the Cape of Good Hope

Decomposing kelp

Waves at the southern tip of Africa

Waves in a bay near the Cape of Good Hope

Windsurfing near the Cape of Good Hope

Windsurf action in cape waves

Cape landscape

Caring for nesting partner

Penguins on Boulder Beach

The penguin colony on Boulders Beach

An old lighthouse in False Bay

A nesting couple

African penguin

Lazy seals in the Waterfront harbour

Massive moray eels in the aquarium

Two impressive morays

Close-up on the two penguin species

Moulting penguins

Masses of fish living in kelp

Massive grey nurse sharks

A big shark again

A stunning sight

Kids discovering sea life

Old sailing boat coming into the harbour

School girls by the Nobel Peace Prize statues

Picking at Desmond Tutu's statue

Enjoyable Waterfront area

Posing with De Klerk's statue

Waterfront view and Table Mountain

Laurent's Tamberkloef house

Cape Town Bay




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