Things to do in Cape Town, the Helderberg, and the Cape Winelands

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USA 2019 – 08 Pandas at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC (2019-10-26)

So having spent the previous afternoon happily exploring the area around the national mall, taking in architecture, statues and so, so many memorials, I changed the pace a little the next morning and headed out northwest via Washington D.C.’s relatively… Continue Reading →

Fluttering about at Butterfly World in Klapmuts (2018-07-28)

Klapmuts’ very own Butterfly World has long since expanded since its early days of just breeding butterflies. Up until recently they had suffixed the word “Zoo” to their title, but that wasn’t really all that accurate, seeing as their expansion… Continue Reading →

USA 2016 – 28 Exploring the iconic San Diego Zoo (2016-07-19)

The San Diego Zoo is an iconic, award-winning, world famous zoo. Established in 1916, situated in the mesmerizing Balboa Park and home to over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies, the zoo is also known for having… Continue Reading →

The Big Cats and Crocodiles of Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn (2017-07-04)

Celebrating over 30 years of conserving and caring for endangered animal species, the Cango Wildlife Ranch (which originally started life out as a crocodile show farm), is one of the now very iconic Oudtshoorn attractions for visiting families – after all,… Continue Reading →

Japan 2014 – 33 The Kyoto Municipal Zoo in Sakyo, Kyoto (2014-10-07)

So with a Goddess of Mercy, dolphins and trains now spotted on the day, Ryan and I next decided to take a lengthy march through to the Kyoto Municipal Zoo, passing by the massive red torii gate of the Heian-jingu shrine in the process…. Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery: Honeymoon Road Trip – Pretoria Zoo (2009-11-13)

Pretoria Zoo is probably South Africa’s premier zoo, and so it was only natural that this was to be one of our highlights on our stopover in Pretoria. (I guess the Union Buildings are pretty cool to) The zoo itself… Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery: Cango Wildlife Ranch (2007-11-17)

No trip to Oudtshoorn is complete without a visit to both the Cango Caves and the Cango Wildlife Ranch. These photos are of the latter, taken on our weekend away of discomfort, when both Chantelle and I bravely struggled on… Continue Reading →

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