Historical Indulgences: Photo
"Until the handkerchief of history covers us with its Times New Roman black and white post script..." This blog is a collection of vernacular photography and ephemera focused mainly within the curious and often misunderstood realm of 19th century America. I have a soft spot for all things silly, antiquated, macabre, and grotesque. The content is from a variety of collections; public, academic, and private. In addition, there's an occasional emphasis on Ulysses S Grant and the Civil War, as…
UNIFORMS – SODWANA BAY, KWAZULU NATAL Forming part of the Isimangaliso national park Sodwana Bay is a short drive from Durban is renowned for its many varieties of Coral, not to mention a summer dive means the chance to watch the famous turtles as they lay their eggs.You’ll experience the Tiger Angelfish, Purple Butterly fish and many more besides. Sodwana Bay is a pristine diving location that is also known for being one of the safest.
Coelacanth Genes Mapped, "Living Fossil" Evolved Slowly
Scientists have mapped the coelacanth genome and found that the ancient fish's genes evolved more slowly than those of other animals.
At Sodwana Bay Lodge they have Loggerhead Turtles breed on the same beach where they hatched from 20 years ago. They lay plus minus 120 eggs per visit and visits around 10 times in their cycle. Hatchlings takes 77 days to emerge and have a 1-1000 chance of survival due to man, crabs, birds and fish. Breeding season Nov – Jan