Tag Archives: Kalahari 2011

Caption this . . .

Thanks to everyone who entered. Again it has been a very difficult choice. The winner of the second Caption this . . . is Laura from Unlikely Explanations with the caption: “Sooner or later, we’re going to have to tell him he’s adopted.” Congratulations!!! When you spend time watching animals and birds in the bush, […]

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This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is Slip-Slap-Slop-Slide and other Bush Beauty Tips. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. In Kalahari Series I – 2009, I wrote about six of the unfenced wilderness camps in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park or KTP (read those posts here). […]

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Caption this . . .

Firstly, let me say that you all did great. It was a good selection of captions. In fact so good that I kept changing my mind about who the winner would be.  But I had to pick, so the winner of the first Caption this . . . is Clouded Marbles with the caption: “Is […]

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Slip-Slap-Slop-Slide and other Bush Beauty Tips

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is Campfire story: The Last Outpost. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. I know this is not the normal kind of thing I post on my blog, but let me explain. Bush beauty is all about surviving the […]

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Campfire story: The Last Outpost

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is The Long Road North – Upington to Twee Rivieren and beyond. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. Our 2011 trip to the Kalahari was a little different to our previous trips. We found out after we had […]

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The Long Road North: Upington to Twee Rivieren and beyond

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is Gemsbok Graphics. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. As I left you all hanging in Upington, I figured it was time to complete The Long Road North. The second day of travelling up to the Kalahari, is […]

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Announcing: Notes from Africa videos

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. While I’m not going be giving any National Geographic documentary photographer competition, I think you might find some of the little Kalahari videos I made interesting. One is just able to show things which one can’t explain with a still photograph. This first video is […]

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Gemsbok Graphics (via Notes from Africa | photoblog)

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is Fierce Creatures. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. Gemsbok are very large buck which are specifically adapted to life with very little water, and very high day-time temperatures. The South African side of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park […]

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Fierce Creatures

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is Showing your kid where its food comes from. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. At all of the unfenced wilderness camps in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (KTP) they have a “Welcome to . . .” note taped […]

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Showing your kid where its food comes from

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is The Long Road North – Upington. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. Date: 11 August 2011 – Approximately 09:3o Place: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. On a game drive on the Twee Riverien – Mata Mata road north of Urikaruus […]

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