May 20 – Olifants

I was up and ready to go in plenty of time for the drive this morning. While waiting I took a picture of the moon.   Three of us were registered and then one more from last night’s drive asked if she could come along too. Luckily, the driver was the same this morning as… Continue reading May 20 – Olifants

May 14 – Lower Sabie

First thing this morning I drove to Sunset Dam, where the sightings were African Spoonbill, Hippos, the moon, a pair of Pied Kingfishers, who landed on the bush right beside my car, an Egyptian Goose family, the start of the sunrise,and an African Fish Eagle, just as I was leaving.  It is still not light… Continue reading May 14 – Lower Sabie

May 12 – Crocodile Bridge

Today was bush walk day and I was up and ready to go nice and early. I managed a picture of the beautiful moon and tried for whatever planet was in view, but without my tripod, that was a failure. There were 7 of us plus Oscar and Jaco (our guides). One couple from Australia,… Continue reading May 12 – Crocodile Bridge

May 8 – Pretoriuskop

The moon was beautiful last night with some clouds floating by it. I got an extra early start this morning after waking up at 4:30 am, but I had a great sleep, interrupted only by the sounds of Hyaenas and lions about a 1/2 hour earlier. I could hear cars going by shortly after 5:00… Continue reading May 8 – Pretoriuskop

Riding Mountain National Park November – Day 2

I like to have breakfast when I get up, but I didn’t bring anything with me to eat and the restaurant doesn’t open until 7:00 am.  According to the weather forecast, the sunrise should be shortly after 8:00 am and at the speed I drive in the park, it would take about an hour to… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park November – Day 2

From my Window

Last night, I noticed that the condos next door have Christmas lights on their trees  – so I took a picture.  I have to work on night pictures obviously, but here it is. This morning, I was looking at the dark clouds (our break from winter will soon be over), so I took cloud pictures.… Continue reading From my Window

Full Moon

It was still dark when I got up this morning (which is how it will be for the next several months here now that we are heading into winter).  I had an appointment to get the car in to have winter tires put on and the summer ones stored until spring.  There were also a… Continue reading Full Moon