Zululand and the Elephant Coast

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 “DB outside our hut, Ubombo”, Sir David Bruce, Zululand. via the Wellcome Collection Ulysses S Grant, Spirit Photography, Wellcome Collection, Times New Roman, Popular Tags, Daguerreotype, Photo Manipulation, Macabre, Black History

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…

"Fruit for sale"----Fruit market in Saint Lucia, South Africa Iles Grenadines, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Sainte Lucie, Le Cap, Kwazulu Natal, Out Of Africa, Parcs, Belleza Natural

Fruit for sale

Fruit market in Saint Lucia, South Africa. Lots of fresh fruit for low prices (compared to the Netherlands). And fruit I've never seen before. HDR (-2, 0, +2) and tonemapping

Young leopard in Zimanga Private Game Reserve on Mkuze River Private Games, Game Reserve, Four Legged, Wildlife, Coast, Elephant, River, Friends, Animals

Young leopard in Zimanga Private Game Reserve on Mkuze River

Georgina Jones submerges herself in the ocean part of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, surfacing wide-eyed and beaming at what there is to see in. Wetland Park, Sea Dream, Kwazulu Natal, Travel Magazines, Open Water, Outdoor Fun, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving

SUPERLATIVE SODWANA

Georgina Jones submerges herself in the ocean part of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, surfacing wide-eyed and beaming at what there is to see in...

Snorkeling with sea turtles, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Places To Travel, Destination Soleil, Saint Martin, Snorkelling, Mundo Animal, Underwater World, Underwater Photos

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.

Sodwana Bay, one of my fav beaches Travel Memories, Free Travel, Africa Travel, Ocean Life, Travel Photos, Places Ive Been, South Africa, Beaches, Followers

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A picture of nudibranch, Chromodoris hamiltoni, from Sodwana Bay, South Africa taken by photographer Guido Zsilavecz Clownfish, Sea Slug, Water Animals, Oceans Of The World, Open Water, Salt And Water, Ocean Life, Wild Life, Sea Creatures

Chromodoris hamiltoni from Sodwana Bay, South Africa

A picture of nudibranch, Chromodoris hamiltoni, from Sodwana Bay, South Africa taken by photographer Guido Zsilavecz

An unidentified species of coelacanth in South Africa's Sodwana Bay (file picture). Photograph by Laurent Ballesta, National Geographic Underwater Creatures, Underwater World, National Geographic, Crocodile, Ancient Fish, Living Fossil, Deep Sea Creatures, Strange Creatures, Pisces

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 Turtle Breeds, Loggerhead Turtle, Bay Lodge, Fish Breeding, Thing 1, My Land, Crabs, 20 Years, Turtles

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