Tag Archives: Africa
Completed in 1158 the Koutoubia Minaret towers into the Marrakesh skyline, providing a guiding landmark for visitors. Very useful for someone like me who always gets hopelessly lost in souks!
Eighteen years ago(!) I visited South Africa with Mrs Wilbur where we packed in Johannesburg, a Kruger safari, a tour of the Western Cape & Wine Route, and finally a relaxing few days in Cape Town. We booked an apartment in the Camps Bay District and the photo below is of Lion’s Head Mountain which […]
Mrs Wilbur and I visited South Africa way back in 2003 and were lucky enough to watch England lift the Rugby World Cup against Australia in a bar full of cheering Springboks. Apart from that brilliant memory, we were also treated to many more provided by Kruger, The Wine Route, The Western Cape and Cape […]
I visited Mauritius in 2007 and took this at dusk from our hotel balcony. Wonderful memories! Join a few of us on Twitter @wilburstravels to post your inspiring pictures featuring the colour blue to help us all beat the Monday morning blues.
We visited South Africa in 2003, starting with a Kruger Safari and finishing with Cape Town. In our hire car we explored the Western Cape and were tipped off about this colony of penguins when we visited a fish restaurant in Betty’s Bay. Unlike the better known colony at Boulders Beach near Cape Town, there […]
Pink Pigeon, Mauritius Ok, it’s not quite a Dodo, the much missed (and oft quoted) bird that was indigenous to the Indian Ocean island before being eaten to extinction by Dutch sailors. However, Mauritius is the only place in the world that you will find pink pigeons in the wild. They can be found at […]
In 2004 we ventured to South Africa and made for the Western Cape. Whilst walking amongst the colorful fynbos we came across this fella way past it’s bedtime.
After the entertaining presentation & quiz we held in July, I am very happy to announce our second event on Monday 10th August at 8pm UK time. We are in for a real treat again this time as Lindy Pyrah will be reliving her amazing trip to Mauritania in Saharan West Africa. The adventure culminated […]