Richard and Phoebe's website

Christmas Holiday 2001 in South Africa

It was a long 2 day drive across the Kalahari

Mountain Zebra National Park

A zebra crossing in front of us.

Many zebra at a watering hole

Who is watching who?

Addo Elephant Park

Elephants and an ostrich

Elephants and some warthogs

Two elephants having a little lunch

Hogsback valley. Hiking here inspired J.R.R. Tolkien to write the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings.

Hogsback valley

Hogsback mountain

Hobbiton near the town of Hogsback

The BIG HOLE in Kimberly. An old diamond mine. At 1000 Meters deep, it is the largest hand-dug excavation in the world.

It was a long road home