Irene Mall…had to go with the Wife and Daughter

I had to go with today, to a newish mall in Pretoria, for a change I took my camera with, hoping to see something worth snapping. Much to my surprise I found more than I bargained for.

A cow buried in the concrete? Upside down? With an Udder like that, I needed some for the dairy…..

















I then found two fellows studying a shiny ball set into the ground, I think they were wondering how to get it out of there………….




















Karoo meat restaurant, for a steak or lamb chop and then if you prefer a Turkish, Lebanese or Greek meal you are also catered for……



Down an alley passed lots of small interesting shops that had my wife in and out, all clothing so no interest to me………..and then out the door and a bull on his backside, being planted with ivy………………Never spent a cent but enjoyed the walk…………..




Wild Horses of Kaapsehoop in Mpumalanga RSA.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia

Kaapsehoop is a town in the Mpumalanga province (formerly Eastern Transvaal) of South Africa. It is situated 1486 m (4878 ft.) above sea level on the Highveld escarpment, about 25 km from Nelspruit, the capital of Mpumalanga. The name of the town is no doubt derived from the fact that when gold was discovered in the town, the find created hope for the early inhabitants of the geographically nearby De Kaap Valley – The Cape Valley – of attaining great wealth.

Kaapsehoop is set out between large natural clearings in the rock fields near the top of the escarpment overlooking the lush De Kaap Valley situated some 800 metres below, with distant views towards Barberton and Nelspruit.

The horses are wild and live in and around the Kaapsehoop village.

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Rietvlei Dam outside Pretoria,

Went for an early morning drive today, at a local Game Reserve, wasn’t sure what I might see and ended with 384 Photos. Cropped many out at home, and brought it down to 165 I could not throw away. It started with THE BIG BIRD……… the Ostrich..

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Then the Rhino and the Eland….

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This next little fellow caught a crab and promptly sat and eat it……………

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And this big Lad came over to see what was happening and nearly gave himself a rub on the bonnet of my car.

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The last four photos I took at one of the bird hides that are placed around the dam……….

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“You say it bit you where?”………..

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