Category Archives: Africa

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Landscape (IV)

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    Tuesday 05 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth bash at the ‘Landscape’ theme of the Weekly Photo Challenge is from Tenerife. Hope you enjoy this entry. …
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  2. Giraffe Photography ~ 3/3

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    Thursday 21 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    In my brief look at photographing that majestic animal, the giraffe, I have taken hundreds of shots over the years …
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  3. Giraffe Photography ~ 2/3

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    Sunday 17 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Photographing giraffes is fun. Not only are they photogenic creatures, they love to pose too… but that’s not all. They …
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  4. Giraffe Photography ~ 1/3

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    Sunday 10 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Capturing wildlife, photographically speaking, is always an amazing experience. Whether it’s a lioness on the prowl across the plains of Africa, …
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  5. Mt. Kenya

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    Thursday 24 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    January Late afternoon, around 5:30 The foothills of Mt Kenya Glow from the afternoon African sun Like a magic carpet, …
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  6. Camel Trekkin’

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    Thursday 10 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Camel trekking is a blast…. Never done it? Well, you’ve just found something that should be added to your ‘to …
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  7. Love this guy

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    Wednesday 09 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  8. Serengeti Sunrise

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    Thursday 03 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  9. “Open the damned door; my head’s stuck !!”

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    Tuesday 09 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  10. East Africa: everyday life

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    Thursday 21 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This all started out as a post about open markets of East Africa and then posted some pics of the wonderful …
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  11. East Africa: roadside life

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    Saturday 02 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    After looking at the open market style of East African market trading and the natural exuberance of the African kids, I wanted to share …
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  12. East Africa: Shopping

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    Sunday 26 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    On the whole, shopping malls leave me cold. In general I have little desire to trudge my way around endless corridors of …
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  13. East Africa: The Kids

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    Saturday 18 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Travelling is, or was for a long time to me anyway, a way of life, and then became one of …
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  14. Morning stroll

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    Thursday 09 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  15. The Fish Eagle

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    Tuesday 24 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    We have a lot of bird-life where we live, and the sounds never stop – something I’ll never tire of. …
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  16. Vultures, hmm….

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    Thursday 19 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I was sat outside on a rock this morning taking a break from the farm chores, watching the birds up …
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  17. Chimpanzee Rescue

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    Saturday 07 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I love chimps, in fact that statement applies to all such hairy relatives of our species. I’ve told it’s probably …
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  18. Truck Stuck in the Serengeti

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    Sunday 01 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . Adventure travel is rightly famous for its ‘adventure’, and none more so than overland travelling in a converted large …
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  19. Mister Poo, the African version

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    Tuesday 17 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Last springtime, here on our farm here in southwestern Türkiye, I was shovelling recycled fodder, courtesy of a gang of local goats, …
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  20. Memories of Zanzibar

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    Tuesday 17 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Palm Trees . Turquoise Seas . Sunsets from Stonetown .

  21. Zanzibarian Seafood Platter Anyone?

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    Tuesday 20 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Memories of a night in Zanzibar…. Belated honeymoon The bosses birthday Private meal arranged on the beach Seafood platter arrived …
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  22. Massage or Mugging?

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    Sunday 07 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    In the mid 90s, back when I was a respectable office geek, my late wife and I liked to take …
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  23. Sunrise Over Mt Kenya

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    Thursday 27 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

      One of a series of sunrise shots I took from a distant ridge near to Rumuruti, in Northern Kenya, …
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  24. Star Wars & An Oasis

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    Sunday 13 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Travelling through Tunisia in North Africa is an interesting pastime in my opinion. Sure, you’ll see not a lot for …
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  25. Salt Lake City It Wasn’t

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    Saturday 05 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Driving across the barren desert landscape of southern Tunisia in summer can be quite foreboding. There is not a lot …
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  26. Sunset In The Sahara

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    Sunday 30 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Having travelled across some interesting terrain in various countries on different continents, nothing quite prepares one for the sheer beauty …
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  27. Kerkennah – A Tunisian Island (Part Three)

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    Sunday 23 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Fishing was the main livelihood of the islanders, and taking a camel for a day, or a pony & trap …
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  28. Kerkennah – A Tunisian Island (Part Two)

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    Sunday 16 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It’s a windy old place at times, and pretty damned roasting during the summer months – North Africa being where …
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  29. Kerkennah – A Tunisian Island (Part One)

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    Sunday 09 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Never heard of it? Well neither had I… Kerkennah is a small windswept island off the south-east coast of the …
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  30. Deep Inside Pyramids Are Scary Places

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    Friday 20 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Ok, hands up who has been into space? No, me neither, but I have done some daft things in my …
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  31. Dar es Salaam

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    Saturday 07 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    A few places in the world really stand out in one’s memory. Sometimes it’s just the name of a place …
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  32. Midnight: Elephant Meets Accountant

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    Wednesday 28 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    The beautiful Serengeti in north Tanzania, is for me, one of the most mind-blowing places on earth. The diversity and …
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