The ‘Metaphoorto’

From yesterday to 10 October: I call it a ‘metaphoorto’  It was first exhibited during the UNESCO exhibition ‘The Invisible-Visible’ in Oslo (Norway) last year together with two other pictures of me. Selected by curator Georgeta Negrini (former photography curator of Prado in Madrid) amongst work of 128 other photographers around the globe. Since Oslo …

The Southernmost Lighthouse of the African Continent …

in Cape Agulhas is also the most photographed lighthouse of the continent. Here one during sunset.

Southernmost lighthouse of the African Continent

In Cape Agulhas, South Africa.

Off the beaten track

I’m living in a small town through which the main road between Cape Town and the Southernmost tip of the African Continent runs. ‘Runs’, indeed for most tourists are racing in high speed mode from one ‘attraction’ to the other. It’s a pity to see people not experiencing the real beauty of a wonderful countryside. …

The Southernmost Lighthouse of South Africa …

… is nearby the Southernmost rock of the African Continent at Cape Agulhas.

African snail

This must be the work of an all African snail; now sculpturing the NorthWest part of the African Continent.

Platbos Forest

Official the Southern Most Ancient forest of the African Continent. (two detail pictures)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Warmth

I have the feeling that this Weekly Photo Challenge is targeting the Northern Hemisphere but I live in the ‘Deep South’ of South Africa; fairly close to the Southernmost lighthouse of the African Continent. And here we have summer this time of the year. And that results in an interpretation of the challenge that differs …

Le Labyrinth Cretienne dans la Forêt Ancienne

A title in French always sounds ‘très chique’ 😉 Translated it means ‘The Cretan Labyrinth in the Ancient Forest’. You see; French is not that difficult except when you are in conversation with French people because they talk so fast that it seems that they forget half of the words… Anyway this is an imaginary …

Do NOT hug a Tree in the Southernmost Forest of the African Continent

Tree huggers are a rare breed of the human race. They hug trees, seemingly unaware of damaging (even killing) the life of the bark of the tree such as mosses, epiphytes and fungi that have a lively mutual beneficial exchange with the tree. Especially in the ‘Platbos‘ (meaning ‘Flat Forest’) near our village which is …