South Africa

World Cup Soccer South Africa Fans waving the South Africa flag in support of the national team Bafana Bafana.

Namaqualand

Every year in the spring, the great Namaqualand desert flowers bloom in carpets of magnificent color stretching for miles!

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An excited young African man proudly holds up a newspaper announcing Nelson Mandela's long-awaited release from prison. He stands in a celebratory crowd waiting for the freed Nelson Mandela to return home for the first time in 26 years.

The Kaapse Klopse (or simply Klopse) is a minstrel festival that takes place annually on 2 January, in Cape Town, South Africa. As many as 13,000 minstrels take to the streets garbed in bright colours, either carrying colourful umbrellas or playing an array of musical instruments. The minstrels are grouped into klopse  Participants are typically from Afrikaans-speaking working class "coloured" families who have preserved the custom since the mid-19th century.

The Cape Minstrel Carnival brings young and grown together in a celebration of freedom.

every south african's childhood memory!

some people had animal crackers, we had zoo biscuits - then you lick the white animal and stamp your hand!

South Africa... Mrs Balls chutney

Unilever South Africa will see South African brand Mrs Balls Chutney to Tiger Brands Limited, subject to approval by the Competition Authorities.

Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

Beach Huts in Muizenberg, Cape Town. Muizenberg is a beach-side suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. It is situated where the shore of the Cape Peninsula curves round to the east on the False Bay coast.

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Autumn in Western Cape, South Africa. The Western Cape is a South African province with coasts bordering the Indian and Atlantic oceans. It's known for the port city of Cape Town, set beneath Table Mountain, part of a national park of the same name.

Bo-Kaap (South Africa). 'Painted in vivid colours straight out of a packet of liquorice allsorts, the jumble of crumbling and restored heritage houses and mosques along the cobblestoned streets of the  Bo-Kaap are visually captivating.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/south-africa/cape-town/sights/museum/bo-kaap-museum

'Painted in vivid colours straight out of a packet of liquorice allsorts, the jumble of crumbling and restored heritage houses and mosques along the cobblestoned streets of the Bo-Kaap are visually captivating.

Bafan Bafana

Leaders of the African Football Associations that are part of CAF, head coaches, team managers and sponsors converged in Equatorial Guinea on Wednesday night, where the draw for next year`s edition of Orange African Nations Cup took place.

vuvuzela!

Bafana Bafana fans in action - & we get to experience it on May in Sydney when Australia plays South Africa

F.W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela celebrating the end of Apartheid in 1993

Nelson Mandela & FW de Klerk - On 5 April at an informal meeting in Cape Town, President F. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela agreed to reschedule formal talks between the Government and the African National Congress (ANC).

Johannesburg, Gauteng

Johannesburg, South Africa - I shall make my way to here October Last visit to Joburg - February

the winelands

Goal: Weekend trip to Cape Town. Goal: To stay at a wine farm. Stellenbosch is in the winelands of Cape Town South Africa and is so beautiful.

Soccer City supporters, Soweto

Soccer City supporters, Soweto

Waterbuck - Kruger 2012

Waterbuck - Kruger 2012

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