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A small stream in the upper Zambezi revels in the sunset. It is the start of a massive journey to the sea. Beautiful World, Mother Nature, Africa, Challenges, Waves, Journey, Sea, Sunset, Artist

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Symmetry of the Zambezi

Not for Africa the stark lines of Gothic precision and precise lines. Here, Mother Nature designed with a free hand, a warm smile and an artistic touch. What better example of her symmetrical creat…

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

We’re used to straight lines, neatly drawn on white paper, exactly the right length, absolutely correct. Our cars, our homes, our offices started out as such precise lines. Somehow, we expect…

White Tigers White Tigers, Challenges, Cook, Nature, Recipes, Rezepte, Naturaleza, Recipe, Koken

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

No, this isn’t one of those photos depicting a flashy blur in the background, while something speeds past the lens. This is the stare of a half-blind white tiger. This is Angelo, five years o…

It’s rare to find graphic contributions that fit two different photo challenges. But a recent encounter proved that it is possible. This is about a friendly and safe environment, a great coup… Wide World, Big Guns, Photo Challenges, Wildlife, Survival, Environment, Animals, Fit, Nature

A Good Match – Against the Odds

It’s rare to find graphic contributions that fit two different photo challenges. But a recent encounter proved that it is possible. This is about a friendly and safe environment, a great coup…

"I am," the lioness said, "the queen of all around me. I rule supreme. In fact, I get to choose where I sleep, and nobody - and nothing - will disturb my well-earned rest." Right then, a big, ripe ... Camel, Wildlife, Challenges, Sleep, Supreme, Rest, Animals, Big, Nature

Weekly Phot Challenge: Lioness vs Gravity

“I am,” the lioness said, “the queen of all around me. I rule supreme. In fact, I get to choose where I sleep, and nobody – and nothing – will disturb my well-earned r…

Never forget about the mother.even in nature. It's an angle to be considered whenever the bully tries to show off. "Oh, we're all covered with ticks," Mother said, rumbling noisily. "Come and joi. All Covers, Ticks, Bullying, Angles, Elephant, Forget, Nature, Animals, Animales

The Mother Angle

Never forget about the mother…even in nature. It’s an angle to be considered whenever the bully tries to show off. “Oh, we’re all covered with ticks,” Mother said, rum…

The chamois, Rupicapra rupicapra, is a goat-antelope species native to mountains in Europe, but alternatively the origin of the animal is known to come from Bosnia. Musk Ox, Bosnia And Herzegovina, People Around The World, Kangaroo, Attraction, National Parks, Wildlife, Animals, Mountain Goats

The Extinct Instinct of Trust

The Kalahari is big. Huge. Massive. And – mostly – empty. Here you can listen to the wind rustling the dry grass in the wee small hours after midnight, or hear the forlorn, far-off cry …

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone, but not Forgotten – The plight of the Rhino Rhinos, Chill, Challenges, Horses, Memories, Nature, Animals, Animales, Animaux

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone, but not Forgotten – The plight of the Rhino

On one of Cape Town’s many spectacular beachfront walkways, you have to align the little bits of memory to remember what a rhino looks like. With more than 1000 of these animals poached in 20…

Humanity: a Picture of Us in Africa

Humanity: a Picture of Us in Africa

Taking a photograph isn’t as easy as simply aiming the camera and pushing the button. You can do that if you like, but somehow it doesn’t always satisfy the need to capture that special…

Adventure – an Elephant’s Tale Fighter Pilot, Main Street, Short Stories, Cow, Elephant, Adventure, Nature, Animals, Animales

The Rolbos Factfile

Rolbos is the remains of a small mining town in the Kalahari, after the Sillimananite was finished. During its boom years, the church was built and the main street got a name. Voortrekker Weg, spel…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-second Chameleon.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-second Chameleon.

For this challenge, you have to take an early-morning walk in the Namib Desert. Look carefully for a little fellow that stays in trees in more forgiving surroundings. Here, he makes do with what he…

The message of ancient petroglyphs

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monuments in the Veld

Long before Diaz, Da Gama and Van Riebeeck set foot on Southern Africa soil, there were people here – The First People. And they left monuments in the form of petroglyphs to remind us of the …

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections of the Cederberg Reflection, Challenges, Mountains, Nature, Travel, Life, Viajes, Naturaleza, Destinations

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections of the Cederberg

Leisure What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squ…

African nights

Weekly Photo Challenge: Eerie

There’s a magical time, when the sun sets and the waterfall creates a swirling mist, when day dies and night is born, and when Africa’s darker side appears.That’s when the landsca…

Horizons...

Horizons...

The Challenge: to show strange. The Disappearing Sidewinder.

Daily Prompt: Blogger in a Strange Land

The Challenge: to show strange. My choice? The Disappearing Sidewinder.