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Home from Africa

It ONLY took 31 hours to get home.  Left Windhoek, Namibia, at 9am Monday, CDT, and arrived in Kansas City at 4pm on Tuesday.  Changed planes in Johannesburg, Frankfurt,  and Toronto. Here’s a map of the trip beginning on the … Continue reading

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Kassie’s Photos

In this post I wanted to feature some of the images that were made by Kassie.  When we started this trip Kassie’s photographic experience could be classified as “point and shoot”.  She took pictures to document events and people in … Continue reading

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Smoked Kudu for dinner tonight…

Tonight is my last night in Namibia.  Tomorrow afternoon I start my long trek home.  I leave Windhoek, Namibia at 4pm and fly to Johannesburg.  Then it’s on to Frankfurt, Germany followed by our leap over the Atlantic to Toronto … Continue reading

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I say Kolmanskop….they said Kolmannskuppe.

This used to be a diamond mining community.  It was started in the 1800’s and went through a variety of owners.  In it’s heyday it was Kolmannskuppe, German I’m guessing.  Now it’s known as Kolmanskop.  Diamonds are one of Namibia’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Dunes…and not the one in Las Vegas!

I headed south from Cape Cross toward Swakopmund.  Another coastal city.  Much of this part of Namibia originated from German settlers.  Swakopmund is a pretty good sized city for Namibia.  The population of Namibia is 2.2-2.3 million.  There are 2.5 … Continue reading

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Let’s Seal the Deal…

Arrived yesterday at Cape Cross, Namibia.  It’s on the west coast of Namibia and it’s home to the Cape Cross Seal Reserve.  There are hundreds, if not thousands, of fur seals here.  There was another entire group just over the … Continue reading

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I Thought I’d Died…

and gone to wildlife photography heaven.  In the course of the past two and half weeks, I’ve been fortunate to see most of the wildlife I had envisioned seeing on this trip.  Some of the wildlife are remarkable in and … Continue reading

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