Tag Archives: Birds

Cayucos Essentials

When traveling to California’s Central Coast we aim to chill out so while most visitors go to popular Morro Bay or Cambria we stay in Cayucos off the beaten path. It’s an unassuming beach town with a few restaurants, locally owned grocery store, a pier and one surf shop. At night you hear nothing unless […]

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Cayucos, California’s Central Coast

Our friend, Ann says that when you arrive at the exit to Cayucos, make a left, and land right in the middle of the 1960’s. This authentic California beach town has escaped development retaining a low-key vibe that keeps us coming back for its sprawling flat beaches, wild surf, and ever-changing light. Birders…this is for […]

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Oahu “The Gathering Place”

The most touristy of all the Hawaiian islands surprisingly offers photographers rewarding flora and fauna shots not too far away from the shopping, beaches and Mai Tais. Here, when you  travel with a non-photographer you both get what you want – your traveler mate can be Wakiki beach side while you slip 20 minutes away […]

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Addo Elephant National Park

A Pachyderm paradise for those of you who love large mammal lovers. Elephants everywhere.  This park’s conservation efforts increased the elephant population from 16 in 1931 to almost 500 today. A Self-drive tour along the singular road will lead you to an abundance of elephants, antelope, cape buffalo, and warthogs. You can really get close […]

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De Hoop Nature Reserve

What do whales and ostriches have in common? They both reside in the wild and remote De Hoop Nature Reserve. The reserve, a mecca for  watching the endangered Southern Right Whale migrate, includes 70 km of rugged coastline and sandy beaches.  In October we observed about 50 whales with their young calves from only about […]

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