One thing I learned about the Sardine Run, is that you never really know what to expect before you’re on the boat, out in the ocean, and dropping on a bait ball. For those of you thinking about it, here are a few hints I picked up. … More 10 things you should know before you dive the Sardine Run
It finally happened today. What I’d come to South Africa for. And it was stunning. … More Sardine Run Day 6: Into the Bait Ball!
Today started out with really flat surf, which was an easy if not surprising surf launch. It got even flatter, mid morning, and the ocean itself was like a millpond – which was utterly surreal, almost like being on a boating lake. No bird action, nothing. You could hear the surf crashing against the shore, miles away. … More Sardine Run Day 5: Into the Millpond
I’ve been to Africa a few times now; Kenya, Tanzania, Djibouti and Egypt on many occasions. But this is the first time I’ve been south of the equator. In fact my first time south of the equator ever. Call myself a traveller? I feel inadequate. … More Sardine Run Day 1: Into Africa
This week’s postcard comes from Market Day in a small town outside of Nairobi, Kenya. African markets are always hectic, smelly, loud, and amazingly colourful. This one was no exception. Unfortunately we didn’t stop here, we simply whizzed through on the bus on the way to our Lake Victoria campsite. … More Tuesday Postcard – Week 1 – Market Day