This gallery contains 17 photos.
I posted earlier a panorama from Bitterpan wilderness camp in Kalahari, South Africa. A fellow blogger and photographer Rory A made me return to the photos I took in September 2008 in and around this camp. We did not see … Continue reading
I liked to see Springbok during early morning hours: quiet streets, random people preparing to earn their daily bread, houses not awakened yet. The first night of September had been freezing, not uncommon at this altitude of 1000 meters. The … Continue reading
It was the first day of September 2008. After the sunset the the hot day was cooling down at the bank of Orange River. The night was falling in Sendelingsdrif Rest Camp at |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park in South Africa. The … Continue reading
Posted in Country, Nature, Photo, photography, South Africa, Travel, Valokuvaus
Tagged astronomy, Canon 40D, EF 10-22mm, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Milky Way, Moon, planets, Richtersveld, Science, Sendelingsdrif, Venus
Jawbone seen on the ground in southern Finland. Jawbone candleholder seen in The Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town, South Africa.
Posted in Animals, Artsy, Country, Finland, Nature, Photo, photography, South Africa, Travel, Valokuvaus
Tagged bone, candleholder, Cape Town, decor, jawbone, Old Biscuit Mill
Blue wildebeest – what a name for a magnificent animal. (Wildebeest – called also gnu – is Dutch for “wild beast” or “wild cattle” in Afrikaans (beest = cattle).) I photographed these fine big antilopes near Nossob Camp water hole … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Country, Nature, Photo, photography, South Africa, Travel, Valokuvaus
Tagged antilope, b&w, blue wildebeest, dance, desert, gnu, Kgalagadi, mammal, Nossob
Some years ago we had a wonderful dinner at Mama Africa Restaurant and Bar in Cape Town, South Africa. Mama Africa writes on their web site: “We offer live music nightly performed by by young local musicians. We have three marimba … Continue reading
Today is World Carfree Day. How do streets look like without cars? Here are some examples.
Posted in Argentina, China, Colombia, Country, Estonia, Finland, India, Italy, Photo, photography, South Africa, Travel, USA, Valokuvaus
Tagged Beijing, Bogotá, car, Chicago, New Delhi, Porvoo, Rome, Springbok, street, Tallinn
The location of Cape Town, South Africa in the valley opening to a sea is one of the most beautiful I have seen. I took this picture from the lower Table Mountain cable car station towards north. (Click → larger)
The temperature during the early afternoon in September was something 40 degrees celsius, but it was dry, totally dry and very pleasant. Nothing much else to do than look over a dried lake, and have a braai after sunset. Bitterpan in … Continue reading
Posted in Country, Nature, Photo, South Africa, Travel
Tagged 2008, Bitterpan, camp, feelings, Kgalagadi, lake, safari