Tag Archives: Kalahari

Dinsdag Dinge – Tuesday Things…

Today we’ll return to the Dinsdag Dinge posts – introducing fellow South African bloggers. However, in the previous posts I introduced the ladies… so, today I’ll change all that and tell you a little more about Dries de Wet… he … Continue reading

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Quest!

Life is a quest! Yes… if you don’t treat it like a quest you’d become bored and give up! Yes… I’m always on a quest. If I’m not I may as well give up! There are new species of butterflies … Continue reading

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The Southern Cross

I’ve been known to say I miss seeing the Southern Cross. Actually, it’s more a case of what is inferred by seeing the Southern Cross. Yes, I miss the wild, open spaces of southern Africa and all that is to … Continue reading

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CBBH Photo Challenge – Framed

Marianne’s challenge topic this month is framed. I’m rather late in throwing together my contribution but as they say in the classics… rather late than never. But before I get into the photos let me first give you a small … Continue reading

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The Kalahari’s Wandering Oasis

“Yes, if you have that map you’ll be able to go anywhere in the Kalahari. You will always find water.” Zach and Gertruida were enjoying a sunny side up fresh breakfast at the Upington Wimpy when they overheard the statement. … Continue reading

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The Rose Quartz Power…

“This place is full of mystery… full of rumour, myth… tales of greed and dying. This place is touched. “ Zach will always remember that night around the camp fire at the oasis… the hot springs about a day’s walk … Continue reading

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The Diamonds of Myth…

“No… that’s a load of old donkey droppings!” Geel Gert exclaimed, “Where in the world did you hear such a pile of tripe?” His high-pitched voice was by now so strained that it almost crackled. He stared at his companion … Continue reading

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Aunt Gertruida and the Internet

Aunt Gertruida, she who knows everything, taught him so much in his life. Zach often wondered what would have become of him if his aunt hadn’t taken him under her wing. Aunt Gertruida would take him to places very few … Continue reading

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