Liuwa Plains – May 2014


Liuwa Plains is one of my favourite places on earth — a landscape as flat as you can imagine that is inundated with water for most of the year and at its very best in May and November. Robin Pope Safaris have one final concession in this area before it is opened up to […]

Photographing the Cape Winelands

Constantia, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are the three most visited areas and for good reason. These are the original wineland areas with fascinating historicies and you will not find a finer combination of wines, restaurants, architecture and general mountain scenery. The Hemel and Aarde Valley, Tulbagh, the West Coast and Cedarberg Wineries all have their […]

Arniston Memories

Having just returned from a wonderful 3-day photographic workshop at the Arniston Hotel in Waenhuiskrans, it prompted some thoughts and memories that I have about this wonderful seaside town. Arniston is in the Overberg region of the Western Cape about three hours drive from Cape Town and is also known as Waenhuiskrans, which is […]

Steenberg Photographic

Our monthly photographic meetings at the stunning Steenberg Golf Club is gaining momentum and we are having some excellent evenings with great images. We generally meet the first Tuesday of every month (depending upon travel) and we have a themed evening followed by a dinner. So far the themes have been black and white, […]

Liuwa — last chance to see

Am very excited to hear that Robin Pope Safaris will be opening up their camp in Liuwa Plains in May next year. Liuwa is going to be around for many years but this could be the last chance to see it as it is. Simple accommodation, rustic charm and hospitality by Robin Pope himself. […]