Oceanic Observing’s

April 17th -   We awoke with no real plans for the day... the gusting winds had woke us a couple of times during the night and they had carried on into the morning/day as well. We decided to go check out the penguins at Boulders Beach, as it wasn’t long after they open and [...]

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Luxuriating

luxuriate /lʌɡˈʒʊərɪeɪt,lʌɡˈzjʊərɪeɪt,lʌkˈsjʊərɪeɪt/ verb gerund or present participle: luxuriating To enjoy (something) as a luxury; take self-indulgent delight in. Synonyms: revel, bask, delight, take pleasure, wallow, indulge oneself, enjoy, relish, savour, appreciate, lap up.   April 15th - Our last morning in Johannesburg. We packed up all of our things, including the freshly washed and ironed [...]

Mall-Nourished

April 13th - We arose and readied ourselves to leave with one our personal driver/tour guide/shopping companions, to meet the other, for breakfast 😉 Eating at Lacoco C Food Purveyors was a very enjoyable experience 😁 The restaurants and food that we held in memory, were indeed the same as we recalled and that’s pretty impressive [...]

The In-laws (welcome) Invasion

Michiel’s parents arrived on a Wednesday afternoon for their first visit out to see Michiel and I and explore the place their son was now calling home! The usual post arrival home tour, gift giving and unpacking occurred and from here on, I will simply give a highlight reel of the happenings during their stay [...]

Tropics Inspired Bedroom Reveal

It is finally time for the ‘master’ bedroom tour! Actually a reasonably sized space for being an upstairs room with slanted ceilings ☺   Though it didn’t always feel as big as it does now😏   When we began renovating this space, there were cedar planks on the ceiling and an overly aggressive, built-in closet. [...]