Tag Archives: Birds
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 #4 – Flamingoes, The Camargue, France
We visited the bird sanctuary in the South of France on a baking hot day in 2014. The flamingoes were the undoubted stars of the show, putting on a fine display.
Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls, Brazil & Argentina
World Waterfalls I have been to waterfalls before. The highest one in England called Canonteign Falls situated in South Devon, a very nice deep blue cascade in Laos, an impressive torrent in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and a frozen downpour in the Arctic Circle in Norway. Iguazú is something else. The widest set of […]
Friday Photo – Argentinian Woodpecker
Professor Yaffle wearing his summer best whilst on holiday from Bagpuss world in Buenos Aires this month. Clearly he wears contact lenses when on his travels.