Monday, October 18, 2010

Teddybok never misses a travel trend! #laviator HT @Heather_Poole

Getting in on the laviator trend

Laviators? This is what it's all about. Hat tip to Heather Poole for creating the trend.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

It's as far north as I've ever been @umea2014

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A business trip took me to Umeå in northern Sweden. The charming town is European Capital of Culture for 2014.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Victory for Pompey

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HMS Victory that is! At the quite amazing Historic Naval Dockyard.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Butlins is great for keeping the ankle biters entertained

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And there's no-one better at entertaining the ankle biters than Bob!

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Roaming the Hertfordshire savannah

A visit to Whipsnade was an opportunity to check out some African and Asian wildlife.

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Bravery among the Cheetahs.

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I couldn't, kudu?

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Taming the Asian elephants, these guys are tiny compared to our African ones!

Saturday, July 31, 2010

What is it with England and carving stuff into hillsides?

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We visited the Uffington White Horse. It's there, above my right shoulder - promise.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Tour de Teddybok

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Teddybok enjoying the Tour de France publicity caravan in Bordeaux.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Sun time is beach time

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Maintaining this healthy tan means spending as much time on the beach as possible. St Ives, in Cornwall, has miles of beautiful sand to enjoy.

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Lunch at a beach front restaurant.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Visiting the end, Land's End

For some reason, travelers have a strange fascination with the "most" - the most northerly, the most southerly or, in this case, the most westerly.

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Cape Town just 6294 miles - who knew?

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Taking in the sea view.

Sunday, June 06, 2010

If you could imagine the Garden of Eden, would it look like this?

The Eden Project

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I am unashamedly enthusiastic about this place - it was fantastic. Us bokkies need as much natural habitat as is possible and preserving it is important.

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I particularly liked seeing some of the plants that I grew up with back on the savannah.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Helicopter tour of London

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Pretty breathtaking.

Sunday, May 02, 2010

Five years, and frankly, not much has changed

Stonehenge was one of the first places I visited when I arrived on England's mountain green. As we were in Wiltshire, we decided to drive past.

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Five years and not much has changed. I guess you'd expect that.

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Who wouldn't want to meet Postman Pat?

One of the more arbitrary attractions at Longleat is the Postman Pat village. As a longtime fan, I couldn't not visit Greendale for myself. My travel buddy loved it.

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Early in the morning ...
Dum de dum de dum dum

Every stately home needs a menagerie

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It's hard not to be impressed by Longleat, quite the little pile in the country.


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It's a good thing that springboks and hippos get along in the wild or this might have gone disastrously wrong.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Spring sunshine at Leeds Castle

Well, the volcanic ash cloud means we're stuck in-country so we might as well enjoy the spring sunshine.

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Table Mountain views

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A spectacular view over the City Bowl after riding the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway to the top of Table Mountain.

No fear of danger

Teddybok has never been one to respect rules.

Knocking back a glass or two of Constantia's finest

The Constantia Winelands

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Getting ready to host the world

My mate Zakumi is getting ready to host the world at the FIFA World Cup later this year.

Getting ready to host the world

The name ‘Zakumi' is a composition of ‘ZA' standing for South Africa and ‘kumi', which translates into ‘10' in various languages across Africa.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Monday, January 04, 2010