Kagga Kamma

December 9, 2010

5-504-19  stock photo of South Africa, Western Cape, Rock formation, Kagga Kamma

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Table Mountain

October 15, 2005

5-469-2  stock photo of South Africa, Cape Town, Table Mountain and city at dawn from Lions Head
The rocky prominence of Table Mountain rises up over the streets of Cape Town, an ever present reminder of the beauty and strength of the African landscape….

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Wines of the Cape

May 19, 2005

1-415-77  stock photo of South Africa, Franschhoek, Sunrise on Groot Drakensteinberg

Behind a stately seventeenth-century mansion, set in a formal garden flanked by five ancient camphor trees, rows of manicured grape vines rise towards a phalanx of rugged peaks, maroon in the clear dusk light. On a similar crisp windy evening, 350 years ago, the first Dutch settlers urged their wagons across the low passes to the fertile valleys inland…

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Elegance among Elephants

May 18, 2005

7-399-26 stock photo of Zimbabwe, Zambezi NP, Sunset on the Zambezi River
text by Maxine Rose Schur

Sunset, Matetsi, Zimbabwe. The sun —a fiery globe — cast flames of light across the river. Though forty kilometers away, Victoria Falls filled the sunset air with a constant purr. Elephants grazed on the papyrus-covered islands and rolled in the mud wallows close to shore…

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January 1, 2004

A December trip with my son Jonathan to Tunis and the Sahara desert. Surprisingly it rained; winter does come in the desert. But we rode camels in Nafta, near the Algerian border, explored the plams of the Tozeur oasis, and wandered the cobble streets of Sidi Bou Said, a tiny whitewashed village on a cliff […]

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