A trip to De Hoop Nature Reserve

 

Wet, dirt roads, wild weather. Just the best way to travel.

Getting across the Breed River is done at Malgas by pont. The only still operating pont in South Africa

The flood waters from the last floods left debris high in the trees

Still pulling as the sun sets

Blue Cranes

The reserve lying before me.

A protea

Fiscal Shrike Bath  Time

Weird shapes of trees caused by wind

Bulbul

Southern Booboo

Rock eroded by wind and water.

Fly Past

Don’t disturb me. Can’t you see I am basking.

Fossilized Dunes

Whale Tail

Chalet on the Beach.

Pelican

Grey headed gulls

Swallows nesting

Fishing