Author Archives: Frank Taylor

Preparations for Big Crossing and Delay

We began on Thursday to do our final preparations to depart South Africa and sail across the Atlantic Ocean to the Caribbean. We expect it to take over 30 days with a few days stop at St. Helena. Our route … Continue reading

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More Cape Town Sightseeing

Our daughter Ren and her boyfriend Patrick came to join us a couple of weeks ago. They flew into Cape Town, and after a long flight we took them back to the boat in Simons Town first. We had lunch … Continue reading

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Last Days in Kruger

After our last days in Olifants and Letaba camps, which are in the north central part of Kruger Game Park, we needed to go to the south end of the park to Berg En Dal Camp. Since Kruger is so … Continue reading

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Awesome Elephant Encounter

On our second day at Kruger, Karen and Trisha took a nap after our sunrise safari walk. I decided to take the car out on a drive and see what I could find. I found some kudu, a couple of … Continue reading

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Leopard Found

We went out for our first night tour during our stay at Olifants camp. We had to use spotlights as we drove the roads in the dark. After 3 hours, we had found a number of animals (elephants, impala, giraffe, … Continue reading

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African Safari Walk

On Christmas Eve Day, we took a sunrise safari walk with two guides from Lataba Rest Camp in Kruger National Park. This was the first time we have taken a walk out in the wild like this and it was … Continue reading

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Kruger African Safari Part 1

We have finally processed a reasonably small collection of quality photos from our first two days at Kruger National Park that are ready for sharing. This first album (at the bottom of this post) has a little over 60 photos … Continue reading

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Crocodiles in Africa

The amount of photos we have to process for our 10 day tour of South Africa with our daughter has been overwhelming. This first sample of photos shows one event we witnessed while in a “hide” (a safe fenced in … Continue reading

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2014 A Year of Travel Adventures

This year has been so filled with events that it has been very hard for us to document it thoroughly on the blog. There are so many places and things that happened, followed by even more things, that we simply … Continue reading

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Safari Fun with our Daughter

Sorry for the lack of recent blog posts. Our daughter Trisha arrived on the 21st of December to Johannesburg, and we flew out to meet her. We have spent the last 10 days on a whirlwind tour of mostly African … Continue reading

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