Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

Category Archives: Travel

Leave no town behind (the end of an epic roadtrip)

As I mentioned earlier, my return trip home from the Western Cape was quite the journey, which took me through six of South Africa’s nine provinces! I had planned on … Continue reading

May 18, 2018 · 3 Comments

Heading for home (the end of an epic road trip)

I think it’s about time I started winding up this three-week, 4,500km-long roadtrip which started back in April, and has seen me explore my roots, enjoy many a sunset, see … Continue reading

May 18, 2018

A round trip of landscape beauty

How tired are you of beautiful scenery and even more beautiful sunsets? Well, here come some more. After all, this is a road trip! On this day we did a … Continue reading

May 16, 2018 · 2 Comments

Revisiting the magical sand castle beach of my childhood

I was just getting into some of my most special childhood holiday memories last week, before I got royally distracted by the present. I had meant to continue sharing about … Continue reading

May 15, 2018

It’s true – one person’s junk is another’s treasure

In the week that I was visiting her, my mother really was very accommodating of my love of photography, wine tasting and seeing new things, even if I chose badly. … Continue reading

May 14, 2018 · 2 Comments

About doing what I love (and that’s not the wine-drinking)

So last Sunday my mother and I went to see two of the students I know at Stellenbosch University. I had also been asked by a good friend to buy … Continue reading

May 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

Of road trips and random pitstops

How I remember our road trips when I was a child! We had a Peugeot station wagon for many years. And my dad was a master packer! Not only did … Continue reading

May 7, 2018 · 3 Comments

Despite honest intentions, life happens (oh, and lighthouses too)

At the start of my road trip last week I decided that I was going to try to blog every day. I also intended stopping in as many new places … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · 1 Comment

In search of my grandmother’s old stomping grounds

I’m back after way too long for a little road trip in South Africa … Growing up, I remember my grandmother speaking often about towns like Trompsburg, Edenburg, Colesberg and … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · 1 Comment

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