Welcome to the Not Yet Decrepit Traveller blog.

I am trying to see and experience everything I can of this wonderful world of ours, before I fall off my twig.

Combining my two loves of photography and writing, in this blog I am sharing our travel experiences with a touch of humour.

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India - exploring Delhi

August 31, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
NEW DELHi 2013 When we got off the plane in New Delhi, the smell hit us like a slap. As we drove through crowded, chaotic streets we certainly knew we were entering a different world! Our hotel was very comfortable and attractive with great service. We had the clothing for India pressed – it had been languishing in the ‘India’ case for more...
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Ranthambore Part 2 Tigers at the River

August 20, 2020  •  2 Comments
Ranthambore Part 2 Continuing on from our wild ride to the river in Part One: We were amongst the first at the narrow road alongside the river thanks to our excellent guide Nafees Mohammed and our skilful driver Meena – and our own tenacity, hanging on for dear life as our jeep careered wildly towards the river with three of us in the front seat,...
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Tigers of Ranthambore

May 14, 2020  •  12 Comments
TIGERS OF RANTHAMBORE PART ONE: ARROWHEAD AND HER SUB-ADULT CUBS In early March 2020 we left Australia and went to India for a trip organised a year ago. We arrived and that night India closed its borders, which was a shock! As far as we knew, India had less than 100 cases of COVID 19, and my husband said they would be extra careful because they...
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Tswalu, the Kalahari, Part 3

August 13, 2019  •  5 Comments
TSWALU PART 3 Home went three very satisfied photographers. We headed to the lodge with its impressive central column. In front of the fire we met the manager and a group of people who, it turned out, were there to plan the renovation of Tswalu. We were asked for our opinion. It is a lovely camp in every way and the staff are delightful. There...
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The Kalahari : Tswalu Part 2

July 14, 2019  •  8 Comments
TSWALU PART 2 The red, red road was leading us to the pack of painted wolves. This is the new name for wild dogs. I hate the way names of animals and birds keep changing, but in this case the new name is more appropriate because they are most closely related to wolves, with a beautiful mottled coat of caramel, dark brown, and white. This adult p...
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