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Africa

Sunday, 13 July 2014
Mongoose

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One of the many animals that I saw today.

Posted by bigblue on 13/07/2014 at 07:48 PM
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Cycling on the promenade

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For the second time, in as many cities, I felt a pang that I did not bring my bicycle with me. People were cycling, skateboarding,  rollerblading,  scootering, walking and jogging up and down the beachfront.  There is even a place hiring bicycles cheaply here (so I may go back again).

It struck me that (unlike Brighton or other places in the UK) there is no segregation. There is no designated lane marked out for cyclists. Pedestrians seemed comfortable sharing the space with others. Cyclists also cannot get annoyed and ring their bell when pedestrians step into their designated lane (as there is none). Everyone was just happily coexisting in the same space.

Posted by bigblue on 13/07/2014 at 06:32 AM
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Saturday, 12 July 2014
Indian Ocean

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It is winter in the Southern hemisphere and I haven’t been into the sea, but it does look inviting.

Posted by bigblue on 12/07/2014 at 10:02 PM
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Friday, 11 July 2014
Table Mountain

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At dusk yesterday.

Posted by bigblue on 11/07/2014 at 08:26 PM
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Thursday, 10 July 2014
Chambre avec vue

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There were two seals diving and fishing in the kelp beds in the ocean.

Posted by bigblue on 10/07/2014 at 06:17 AM
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Wednesday, 09 July 2014
Seal

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It’s not every day that you see a fisherman feeding a seal outside the restaurant where you are having lunch. But it was one of those days today.

Posted by bigblue on 09/07/2014 at 08:36 PM
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Tuesday, 08 July 2014
Mothers and daughters

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I went to an exhibition of the world-famous Handspring Puppet Company which included a “war horse” but also these intriguing three characters.

Posted by bigblue on 08/07/2014 at 06:37 AM
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Monday, 07 July 2014
Maria Schneider

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Last night I went to an amazing concert by this American composer, winner of three Grammy awards last year.

Posted by bigblue on 07/07/2014 at 04:37 PM
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