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Africa | People. Himba. Beautiful

Africa | People. Himba. Beautiful

Aloe ferox (Cape Aloe) | World of Succulents

Aloe ferox (Cape Aloe) is a succulent with erect, unbranched stem topped with a rosette of fleshy, dull blue-green leaves, often with a...

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Aloe ferox (Cape Aloe) | World of Succulents

Aloe ferox (Cape Aloe) is a succulent with erect, unbranched stem topped with a rosette of fleshy, dull blue-green leaves, often with a...

Blue Shweshwe fabric from South Africa. Dancing ladies. I just love this Quilt. What an inspiration for Denim.

Blue Shweshwe fabric from South Africa. Dancing ladies. I just love this Quilt. What an inspiration for Denim.

Xhosa Women, see the Dutch influence

Xhosa Women

The Xhosa are part of the South African Nguni migration which slowly moved south from the region around the Great Lakes, displacing the original Khoisan hunter gatherers of Southern Africa. Xhosa peoples were well established by the time of the Dutch arrival in the mid-17th century, and occupied much of eastern South Africa from the Fish River to land inhabited by Zulu-speakers south of the modern city of Durban

South African Overberg, Western Cape. BelAfrique your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com

south african overberg western cape (27)

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Aloe ferox, Aloe marlothii, Aloe africana, Aloe speciosa and/or Aloe castanea. IMG_5690

More Amazing Aloes: South Africa in San Diego

There's a nursery near my home aptly named Desert Theater. It's nine acres of big, bold, dramatic, over-the-top succulents and cacti. It's one of the nurseries I enjoy taking people to, because they're invariably amazed. It's a photographer's feast any day of the year, but my favorite time to go is mid-winter when large aloes come into bloom. Aloes are native to parts of Africa that have a similar climate to Southern California's. Owner Brandon Bullard is a plant wizard, but he has yet to…

Africa | Fingo family (Amafengus ~ "Homeless Wanderers".  Transkei, South Africa || Scanned postcard; ART publishers

FINGO FAMILY - Transkei - Amafengus """"Homeless Wanderers """" ... // CPM Animée ( nue ) " | For sale on Delcampe"

Africa | Fingo family (Amafengus ~ "Homeless Wanderers". Transkei, South Africa || Scanned postcard; ART publishers

The dry mountain landscape is brightened up by orange aloe flowers. South Africa, Drakensberg (Dragon's Mountain) in the background. Photo by Robin Du Bois.

Aloes and Drakensberg Photo

This photo from the TrekNature travel gallery is titled 'Aloes and Drakensberg Photo'.

Lufthansa by MUTI, via Behance

Lufthansa

We worked with Plan Net in Germany to create a wimmelbilder illustration as part of a global promotion for Lufthansa. It appeared on a microsite where the visitor was challenged to explore and discover details within the illustration. Several artists took…

Discover #Namibia's #HimbaTribe:  stories.namibiatourism.com.na

Colors of the Wild

From coast to plains, Namibia is a photographer’s dream.