Archive | October, 2011

Caption this . . .

Have you voted for Caption This #6 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! The setting: At the Grootkolk wilderness camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. During a quieter period at the water bowl, the little bird below decided to take a bath, and then sat grooming itself. I originally captioned […]

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Caption This #6

The winner of Caption This #6, by popular vote, is Barking In The Dark with the caption “What do you mean you love me? You’re a Giraffe.” Congratulations! Also see the previous winners at the Caption This Winners Gallery. The setting: The Grootkolk Wilderness Camp (Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park) at sunset. A leopard comes down to […]

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I am having somebody else’s dreams

I’m going to be away from home for a while. Not a vacation though – I’m going to go and stay with a family member who has recently had surgery. For those of you who know me, do not panic! I’m just there to do the domestic tasks, walk the dog, answer the phone, keep […]

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Your Vote Counts!

I know I sound like an election official, but we (me and all the people who took time to think up a caption) do need you to vote. From the number of hits the Caption This series is getting, I know it’s popular. I just have a little problem – getting people to vote for […]

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Time passing – 3 seasons in 3 months

One of the things I have noticed more since I started taking photographs, is the changing of the seasons. Sure, I had noticed before that it was getting hotter or colder. I noticed that the trees had the leaves, or were dropping their leaves. That there were flowers, or there weren’t. But I didn’t pay […]

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Caption This . . .

Have you voted for Caption This #5 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! The setting: The Grootkolk Wilderness Camp (Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park) at sunset. A leopard comes down to the waterhole to drink. We (the humans) are huddling around the communal campfire a mere 50 metres away, braaing […]

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Caption This #5

The winner of Caption This #5, by popular vote, is Laura from Unlikely Explanations with the caption: “Okay, just a little to the left … a little more … there! That’s the itchy spot!”  Congratulations Laura! Also see the previous winners at the Caption This Winners Gallery. The setting: Close to a waterhole in the Kgalagadi […]

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The Camp Cat via Notes from Africa | photoblog

Grootkolk is a remote camp situated north of the bigger Nossob camp in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Here the vegetation has changed from the red dunes of the south to savanna. We always see the most beautiful sunsets at Grootkolk. It is also big predator country – lions and leopards often pass through the camp, […]

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We have a winner!

We have a winner for Caption This #4 which you, the reader, voted for. To see who won go to Caption This #4. Also see the previous winners at the Caption This Winners Gallery.

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News from the forest

Jos Badenhorst started his story in the post If you go down to the woods today. Here’s an update . . . Guest Post for Notes from Africa by Jos Badenhorst I got a photo of “Bambi” yesterday for the first time since 12 September 2011. It is not a very good pic because the […]

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