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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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Etosha Giraffes

We encountered a lot of giraffes in Etosha National Park, in the fields, and at the water holes.  I love photographing giraffes, such graceful creature. It was the first time for me to witness how they drink water, being with the tall legs they actually have to […]

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Etosha Rhino

It was a rare opportunity to see a rhino approaching our vehicle and as it turned out he was trying to cross the roadway to the other side of field. It did provide excellent photo opportunities in relative close range. What a treat to see […]

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Etosha Zebras

We spent the last three days of Namibia tour at Etosha National Park. We saw a lot of zebras, elephants, giraffes, springboks and other wildlife such as lion, cheetah, oryx, rhino, wildebeest, etc. Despite a large number of zebras in the field, I found it was […]

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Desert Elephants In Damaraland, Namibia

We took an afternoon safari ride from our Damaraland base camp in search of the desert elephants in the nearby rugged dry creek and the surrounding hills.  Our experienced guide looked for the different signs of elephants trail while driving through the rugged terrain and after almost an […]

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