The rivers run wild Posted in Adventure, on April 14, 2012 SOUTHERN AFRICA – Like the countries they separate, each river is as unique as a fingerprint, with its own history and character. A river, like water, can be elemental in the creation of a place. The line in the sand Posted in Culture, on January 17, 2012 SWAKOPMUND, NAMIBIA – Apartheid may be done and dusted but its careful divide of white and black has yet to fully disappear in the Namib, with Swakopmund and its neighbouring town of Mondessa. Sunset at the waterhole Posted in Africa, on January 1, 2012 Etosha National Park, Namibia. Zebra at the waterhole Posted in Africa, on December 27, 2011 Zebra in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Dunes Posted in Africa, on December 26, 2011 Sunrise over the apricot dunes in the south of the Namib Desert – the highest in the world. Near Sossusvlei, Namibia. Sunrise in the Namib Posted in Africa, on December 25, 2011 The rising sun catches in a tree near the high dunes in the southern Namib Desert, near Sossusvlei. Namibia. The dead zone Posted in Africa, on November 3, 2011 Deadvlei, near Sossusvlei, on the western side of Namibia. Originally, rainfall caused a clay pan to form and camel thorn trees took root. When drought came, the pan becoming surrounded by massive sand dunes, water dried up and the trees settled down to a slow petrification. Their remains are now thought to be more than 800 years old, scorched blac ... Scops Owl Posted in Africa, on November 1, 2011 A pair of scops owls attempt to hide out for the day in the crook of a tree, blending in with the bark. Etosha National Park, Namibia.