Our destinations in 2013.
View of Table Mountain from our hotel (The Cape Grace on the V&A Waterfront) in Cape Town.
Wine country south of Cape Town. Dutch Reformed Church in Stellenbosch, South Africa
A little wine tasting… recommended when just discharged from the hospital. :-)
View from the winery grounds of thr Delaire Graff Estate in Sellenbosch, South Africa.
Another view from the winery (the Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Early morning boat trip out to Druiker Island to see the Cape Fur Seal colony. Our tour guide Paola and her husband Gareth… showing us a great time!
Joe and Ed at Chapman's Peak, on the coast near Cape of Good Hope.
Watch out for baboons! (We didn't see any.)
Cape of Good Hope, the southwestern tip of the African continent.
Ostrich roaming free at Cape of Good Hope.
View from Cape of Good Hope -- Pacific Ocean to the right, Indian Ocean to the left.
Watching the Cape Penguins…in Africa!
Joe boarding the plane for our flight out to the Lion Sands Reserve, near the Kruger SA National Park.
Picked up at the air strip and headed to "camp."
Arrived at Lion Sands and treated to lunch before we go to the room
Um … our "cabin" complete with hot water, air conditioning and an outdoor shower :)
Comfy sitting area where we meet our safari guide for high tea before going out in the jeep...
Wild dogs… they may look cute. Until you see them tear apart an impala...
Our guides Joe and Mike on the lookout...
Wild Cape Buffalo
Beautiful sunsets every night...
More wild Cape Buffalo. The one looking at us was cranky.
(L to R) Mike, Joe, Joe, Mohammed, and Hanna having drinks and snacks before heading back to camp.
Getting back in the jeep … it's dark out there!
Found a giraffe sleeping… Shhh!
Ed boarding the plane for our flight out to the Lion Sands Reserve, near the Kruger SA National Park.
Next day found three lazy male lions just sleeping by the side of the road…good thing for us they were tired (and full) after a long night of hunting.
Long night of hunting and partying...
Do not disturb...
Rub my tummy?
Our first sighting of African elephants!
This one doesn't look to happy. Better back up.
Mommy and baby crossing the road...
Baby elephant is a little cranky, flapping his ears at us.
Giraffe looking for some breakfast...
Giraffes are very majestic animals...
We told our guides "We want to see zebras" and 30 minutes later...
"Whatchoo lookin at?"
Lyn and Mick from England