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Just a few more african pics

Posted by Beachplants none (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 16, 11 at 12:51

Do not be angry - I thought I would just put a few year as you enjoyed the others and well this is were I learn and read.
This is Cape Agulhas, Most Southern Most point of Africa.
Agulhas

This is a Freestate province pic, lots of open grasslands.
Freestate,South Africa

This is pic of the well-known Garden Route, town is Wildernis.
Garden route

One of the walks there is to the Storm's river mouth through the forest.
Garden route
Pic of the Great Karoo - thunderstorm in the back
Hanover region,SA

This lake in the Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park

Kalahari
Northern Cape,South Africa

Namaqualand - lots of succulents (lithops, gibbaeum, argyroderma, cono's, etc,etc come from here
Namakwaland

Overberg - one of the breadbaskets of sa.
Overberg

Coastline where we live! Can just see the houses.
Port Elizabeth


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Just a few fav animal pics

First, spelling might go from time to time - forgive me.

Cheetah's
Cheetah,Mammal

Young Elephant Bull
Elephant,Mammal

Gemsbok
Gemsbok,Mammal

Giraffe
Giraffe,Mammal

Lion
Lion,Mammal

Red Hartebeest
Hartebeest,Mammal

OK, I will not overdo it! Enjoy!


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RE: Just a few more african pics

Nice pics Beechplants!!! What part of SA do you live in? Seeing those pics reminds me of when I was down there. My cousin and her husband live outside Cape Town in Noordhoek.


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Beautiful. Funny, I had no idea. I thought maybe you lived in San Diego.
No wonder your Haworthias are so spectacular!


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GGarner, Hanzrobo - Port Elizabeth, halfway between Cape Town and Durban.


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Beachplants, those pictures are beautiful. Thank you for taking the time to post and please continue.
Marie


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  • Posted by hoovb z9 Southern CA (My Page) on
    Sun, Jul 17, 11 at 18:36

Couldn't get tired of photos like that. They are wonderful. Thank you so much for sharing them. SA is a beautiful country.

Hint, hint, hint...photos of Aloes, Gasterias, any succulent plant in native habitat are invaluable... ;)


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Hoovb, I have posted a few already. I will do more, you can be sure of it...thanks for the nice comments.


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I'm packing my bags...I'll call you from the airport! ;-)


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I see you on the same plane!

That is exactly what I would like do, visit that country and relish amongst all those beautiful plants and some of the animals, well at least a few.

Thank you so much. This was a treat for my eyes. More pictures please?
I always thought you lived in texas? Did you move recently?
You could be so lucky!

Mike


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My daughter and I just drooled all over the computer looking at these. What a blessing to live in such a gorgeous part of the world! Are you native? We used to live in a similarly gorgeous place and I was frequently struck by how many of the natives seemed to take it for granted.


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Hehe, Laura and Mike..You know what, I did a search and I think someone else is also named Beachplant, funny that I was allowed to register as beachplants. So multi plants is from SA! LOL

Mama, yes I am native, but I think we all take our surroundings for granted after a while, I used to get excited to see the dolphins going past, but its become a regular occurrence, now I notice when we do not see them for a few days. I do LOVE nature and get an urge to spend time in nature (drug for the soul) every now and then, which I need to satisfy - if that makes sense. I feel much calmer if I have been out and about for a bit. Rian


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African pics

You asked for it..
Cape vulture
Vulture,Birds

Lanner falcon
Falcon,Birds

Eagle-owl - ready for night in the town!LOL
Owl,Birds

Amazing ground Hornbills
Hornbill,Birds


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