It was great to meet up with David Lloyd again – I was last out here with him in 2011…. I recommend his trips to anyone interested in wildlife photography. After a reasonable sleep we left the Serena hotel on Monday morning for a short drive to Wilson airport where we caught our flight out to the Mara … in a 12 seater prop. Always a bit of a hairy flight this one, no one to help or show you how to fasten the strange harness, the pilots sitting a few feet away & the inflight service just a bottle of water – but stunning views of Nairobi and also the Massi Mara… a short 50 ish min flight. (more…)
Not much sleep was had last night, despite the most comfortable bed you could wish for in a stunning hotel. It was one of those nights where you just keep waking up every hour to check the time… we ended up giving up and got up at 5am, an hour earlier than planned. (more…)
Just a quick check to see if my WordPress app is working before we head off. Flying from Manchester to Heathrow tonight & an overnight stop at the Sofitel at Terminal 5.
The dogs don’t look impressed at being left behind with the more than capable Matt… (more…)
We were up and out at 6am ready for a 45 min drive up the coast to Sete where we spent a few hours photographing the sun rise (sun? What sun?!) over the oyster beds, a storm was brewing and there were some dramatic cloud formations gathering. All photos shown are from iPhone – the pro camera ones to follow after return to UK & processing. (more…)
A fairly bumpy flight from Gatwick to Montpelier … but here safe & sound. Met the delegates on the course – all very lovely people, & Serge & Ros (Create Away) collected us from the airport & drove us to Aigues Mortes the beautiful photogenic medieval walled town that is to be our home till Sunday. (more…)