National Zoo of Washington

I like to visit National Zoo in Washington, DC – it’s part of Smithsonian Institutes and  free of admission, like all the Smithsonian Museums in the National Mall. However, the parking fee is pretty steep, $22 unless you are a member of FONZ (Friends Of […]

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Lotuses and Water Lilies

During the last week of June and first two weeks of July, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC becomes the paradise for lovers of lotuses and water lilies. Literally, thousands of these beautiful aquatic flowers in numerous ponds will be blooming during this period. Knowing […]

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A Day of Exploring Namib Desert

It was a full day of exploring the most striking landscape that I have ever seen in the area of Sesriem and Sossusvlei in Namib-Naukluft National Park in Namibia. We left our camp, Le Mirage Desert Lodge near Sesriem bright early before sunrise in order to […]

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Sossusvlei Sand Dunes, Namibia

One has to see to believe the extent of amazing sand dunes from Sesriem to Sossusvlei area. I took hundreds upon hundreds of photos of these incredibly beautiful sand dunes even from the moving bus on the bumpy gravel roads. I did post a few […]

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More Home Orchid Images

We have six orchid plants in our house and every year they bloom beautifully. I took out two plants and shot these images with my Nikon D600 with Tamron 90mm macro lens. Click any image below to start slide show:  

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Etosha – Other Wildlife

Etosha National Park is one of Africa’s largest nature reserves. It is located in the beautiful and desolate north-western reaches of Namibia in the Kunene region. Etosha is translated as the “Land of Dry Water” or the “Great White Place” referring to Etosha Pan or salt desert. […]

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