Highlights of Agra – India

Agra, another city in India that probably has more to offer than a handful of beautiful buildings… Agra Fort. Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah (The Mini Taj)

The Taj Mahal – India

  If there’s one building in the world (at least from the ones I’ve visited) that deserves its own post with too many pictures then it’s the Taj Mahal. Even on a rather… Continue reading

Highlights of Delhi – India

Ever go to a country and leave feeling like you never really saw the place? That was us in India, I guess 11 days in such a big country (7 of which were… Continue reading

Bo-Kaap and the harbour – Cape Town

One final post from Cape Town, and from Africa in general. Next stop…India. Bo-Kaap is a small area in Cape Town, it used to be called the Malay Quarter. As you can see… Continue reading

Robben Island – Cape Town – South Africa

Robben Island is a small island in Table Bay a short ferry ride from Cape Town. It was used as a prison for political prisoners for centuries until the fall of apartheid in… Continue reading

Climbing Table Mountain – South africa

OK, so it’s more of a gentle hike than a climb, although you can get up to some tricky climbing business if you like. Whichever way you get to the top (there’s also… Continue reading

Fish River Canyon – Namibia

  Depending on how you measure your canyons  Fish River Canyon is apparently either the second or third largest canyon in the world (we’ll ignore the one recently discovered under Greenland’s ice sheet).… Continue reading

Dune 45 – Namibia

Dune 45 is in the Namib desert and is apparently “the most photographed sand dune in the world”. There was a bit of confusion over the where the name derived from, according to… Continue reading

Swakopmund – Namibia

Swakopmund is a city on the edge of the Namib desert on the north western coast of Namibia. We spent a few days here. A few of the guys went sky diving, our… Continue reading

Spitzkoppe – Namibia

Spitzkoppe is a group of granite peaks in the middle of the Namib desert. You can learn more about it at this wikipedia page.