Tag Archives: Hiking

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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Tsitsikamma National Park

Magical and wild beauty abounds with every foot fall and paddle stroke here in the amazing Tsitsikamma National Park located on the Garden Route. This is a place where your shutter finger gets a real workout. Bring all your lenses – super wide, macro and the telephoto – to get it all. Rough surf, Indiana […]

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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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Review: Lowepro Fastpack 100 – When you’ve finally had it with the basic camera bag.

The Woes of the Basic Camera Bag When I purchased my first DSLR camera it came as part of a package deal from the retailer including a memory card, a lens, and a basic camera bag.  At the time it seemed like I had everything I needed to successfully shoot anything I needed to.  It […]

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