Climbing Mount Sinai

Climbing Mount Sinai

I guess, at some stage, most of us expect to tick Egypt off our bucket list of “travel destinations” worth a visit. The ancient land of pyramids and temples, Nile cruises and Arab markets most certainly tossed up a number of surprises. The warm & engaging people with their great sense of humour, the wide…

Franschhoek Charms & Delights

Franschhoek Charms & Delights

I had not visited Franschhoek for many years and now with limited time, a husband and teenager in tow, making the right decisions of where to eat and what do were vital. Having said that, both husband and teenager don’t like too much pre-planning. But this is Franschhoek – they simply don’t understand. Challenge one:…

Up, Up & Away!

Up, Up & Away!

“You do know this aircraft has no brakes” were the last words my abled pilot & owner of The Great African Time Machine Flying Company, informed me as we were about the cross the first of four busy runways at Port Alfred Airfield. “A bit late now “, I replied. Captain Cliff Reynolds went on…