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WHISPERS FROM THE WILD

April 26, 2017

I took a long weekend in the wild to clear my mind and soul after a couple work-heavy weeks. The bush always regenerates me, I think the drylands and giraffe have some mystical hold over me, like a deep rooted earth magic, old as the eagles who fly above it. We bravely did the 16 hour drive up to Otjiwarongo – an area situated in central-north Namibia. We didn’t spend anytime in the city, but it is one of the more German influenced towns in the country. The vast farm lands are mostly game reserves and hunting lodges, with a huge emphasis on conservation and buck breeding.

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BIEDOUW VALLEY

April 2, 2017


Crazy beautiful landscapes this weekend in the Biewdouw Valley. Situated  between Clanwilliam and Uitspankraal, this section of terrain is desolate, with patches of greenery near watering holes. The rock formations are something else, a solid source of inspiration in my life right now! Been dreaming of an overland trip through Colorado, but settling for this right now isn’t a bad second option!

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WEDDING BELLS

July 5, 2016

The Visual Journal 1 Mauritius Raya Rossi
Not sure if I’ve mentioned my wedding much on the blog, but I’m getting married at the end of the year in Mauritius! And while I’m the most excited, I am also the most stressed out.

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Blue Weekends

April 11, 2016

West Coast Weekends Raya Rossi 37
West Coast weekends away are how I like to end the summer. It just doesn’t get old. So here’s to eating, drinking and being merry whilst staring at the ocean.

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HYDRANGEA CONVERSATIONS

March 23, 2016

Giardini Rossi Raya Rossi 21

We spent a long weekend at our small holding on the Outeniqua Pass a few weeks ago, and while I’d like to say it was mostly magical it was also incredibly sad and emotional for all of us dealing with the loss of my father. This special place was his absolute joy, a place to “tinker” as he would say.

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