Tag Archives: Africa

A-Z April Challenge – T Is For Table Mountain In Cape Town

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 […]

Monday Morning Blues – The Indian Ocean At Dusk, Mauritius

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.

Thursday Bird #20 – Jackass Penguins, South Africa

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 […]

Thursday Bird #11 – Pink Pigeon, Mauritius

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 […]

Wordless Wednesday – Lily Pads, Mauritius

Thursday Bird #8 – Tawny Owl, Western Cape

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.

Monday Morning Blues – On Line Presentation & Quiz #2

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 […]

Thursday Bird #3 – Eagle, Kenya

This is a photo taken by my late friend Andrew Healey when he was on safari in Africa.

Mauritius Sunset, Le Meridien Hotel

Sunday Sunsets – Mauritius

On the first Sunday of the month I have joined together with a group of Twitter members to post a picture of a sunset from my photo archive. This shot is from 2007 and is taken in the grounds of Le Meridien Hotel. Check out my Twitter site @wilburstravels or search for #sundaysunsets to view […]

Wordless Wednesday – Giant Tortoise, Mauritius