Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

Tag Archives: Travel

It’s been a while…

Air travel. On the one hand, I love the anticipation of jetting my way to new (yet to be discovered by me) places, or getting to visit faraway friends. On … Continue reading

June 23, 2019

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

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

Lekker kitsch né donkiefontein!

If you understand the heading to this blogpost, you are probably Souf-éfrikin. If not, read on anyway. So, somewhere between Caledon and Bot River down the N2 highway in the … Continue reading

May 8, 2018

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

How’s the serenity? So much serenity!

As someone who didn’t grow up at the coast, I love the whole vibe of the place in general, as well as the “beachy” decor in the beach house itself. My … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · 4 Comments

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