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Time for Sundowners

The best sunsets in the world happen in Africa. I’ve seen some spectacular ones at sea too, but there is something very special about an African sunset. Perhaps it’s not so much the landscape nor the sun, but the tradition of Sundowners. Making time to celebrate […]

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Meet Poco

Poco was born around 1980 and, sadly, he was abused for the first 9 years of his life. He lived in a tiny cage suspended above a garage, where he sat day after day. His purpose was to attract potential customers. The cage was so small he […]

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Shadow Tree

The unrelenting sun dominates the Namibian landscape and creates a riot of saturated orange shades. Some scenes, like this one, are bare bones simple. A wall, a dead tree, some sand and rocks. Add the sun at the right time of day and you transform […]

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King Penguins

In a sea of King Penguins I spotted these guys standing at attention. Second in size to the Emperor Penguin, King Penguins are  70-100 cm tall and weigh 11-16 kg (24-35 lbs).  King Penguins breed on the subantarctic islands at the northern reaches of Antarctica, South Georgia and other […]

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Tabular Iceberg

This is a tabular iceberg. Magnificent, yes? Tabular icebergs are also known as ‘ice islands’. The largest icebergs in the world are formed this way. Location: Erebus and Terror Gulf, Antarctic Peninsula

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