• Durrell's Photographer of the Year 2016

    Durrell’s Photographer of the Year 2016

    Since my sister and I visited the Durrell Wildlife Park on the summer of 2015, I read through all the newsletters they send out quite thoroughly. Last summer I noticed that they announced a photo competition and people can people can submit shots to several different categories. Because during our visit I managed to take lots of pictures, I sat down quickly, selected my favourite ones, sent them to the specified email address and then I forgot about this whole thing. Amióta 2015 nyarán nővéremmel Jerseyre látogattunk, rendszeresen olvasom a Durrell Állatkert által kiküldött hírleveleket. Tavaly nyár végefele arra lettem figyelmes, hogy Durrellék fotóversenyt hirdetnek és több különböző kategóriában is nevezni…

  • The Jersey Experience: Lazy Day on the Seaside

    The initial plan was to visit Jersey in one day. Early morning flight, we get there right before the Durrell Wildlife Park opening time, spend the day wandering around, and fly back to London in the evening. Luckily, I have a much more experienced sister (/me bowing humbly), who suggested to stay one more day and look around a little bit, because Jersey must be a very cool place. So we stayed. The next morning – after a long and relaxing sleep, but still with numb feet – we were analysing the map in order to decide where to go. After having a short argument, and involving the other guests also having…

  • The Jersey Experience: Durrell Wildlife Park

    I was very young when I first came across Gerald Durrell’s name on the book entitled ‘My Family and Other Animals’ I was given to read because I would love it for sure. Well… I loved it indeed. Then a few years ago I also realised, that my sister – Tita – owns almost the complete Gerald Durrell book collection. I read a few and – as a result – I started to share the big love and admiration with her. Since then we were dreaming together about the day we will travel together to Jersey and visit the famous Menagerie Manor. Gerald Durrell nevével először a Családom és egyéb állatfajták…