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+ Cape Point
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+ Table Mountain
+ Above Cape Town
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+ Kirstenbosch
+ Durban - Bing trip
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Hout Bay

Hout Bay

hout bay
Hout Bay
May 10, 2013

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Bird vs leopard

hout
Hout Bay
April 6, 2013
with Ada Kahn and Eda Gawronsky

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Fish and chips to go

fish and chips
Hout Bay
April 6, 2013
with Ada Kahn and Eda Gawronsky
taken with GoPro3

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Something fishy about lunch

hout
Cape snoek (Thyrsites atun)
Hout Bay
April 6, 2013
with Ada Kahn and Eda Gawronsky

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Snoek dried and true

hout
Cape snoek (Thyrsites atun)
Hout Bay
with Wendy and Zarek

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Egg as art

ostrich eggs
Painted ostrich eggs
Hout Bay
with Wendy and Zarek

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Elephantine art

carving
Painted ostrich eggs
Hout Bay
with Wendy and Zarek

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A concrete view of Hout Bay

concrete pier
En route to the erroneously named Seal Island
Hout Bay
with Wendy and Zarek

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When ship's bow

ship's bow
Hout Bay
May 10, 2013

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When sea lions rock out

seal lions
Seal Island - erroneously named
Hout Bay
with Wendy and Zarek

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Inflight sea lion

seal lions
Sea lions
Seal Island - erroneously named
Hout Bay
with Wendy and Zarek

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Bouyant

seal lion
Sea lion
Seal Island - erroneously named
Hout Bay
with Wendy and Zarek

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Hout Bay

hout bay
Hout Bay
Peninula tour with BOSP
April 14, 2013

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Lichtenstein in Hout Bay

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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Stain in the glass

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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Castle relief

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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Castling

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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The keys to the castle

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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Escape hatch?

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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The view from inside

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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Above Hout Bay

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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Spiral staircase

lichtenstein castle
Lichtenstein Castle
Hout Bay
June 11, 2013

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World of Birds

New Guinea mets Cape Town

cassowary
Double-wattled cassowary or Southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius)
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Zazu

hornbill
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Raptor profiled

raptor profiled
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Scarlet ibis reflected

scarlet ibis
Scarlet ibis
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Scarlet ibis feathers

hornbill
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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2mu

emu

Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae
World of Birds
Hout Bay, South Africa
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Emu feathered

emu

Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae
World of Birds
Hout Bay, South Africa
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Squabbling over names

pigeon
Speckled pigeon
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Bored of the man chair

bird on chair
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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TBA

large brown bird
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Stork

Stork
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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African civet

african civet
African civet
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Grey eye

african grey parrot eye
African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Bob monkeys around

bob with monkeys
Squirrel monkeys
Genus Saimiri<
Primate affionados will note that these are New World monkeys that are not indigenous to Africa
World of Birds
Hout Bay
April 30, 2013

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Kalk Bay

Breaking wave

fishing
Kalk Bay
April 21, 2013

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Snaking wave

snake
Kalk Bay
April 21, 2013

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Fishing with one's piers

fishing
Kalk Bay
April 6, 2013

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The life of staff

staff
MMUF and Satori staff Kalk Bay
April 6, 2013
with Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows

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A lot of pizza

restaurant receipt
Kathy Erasmus with restaurant tab
Satori
Kalk Bay
April 6, 2013
with Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows

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Yorick's candle

kalk bay
Kalk Bay
April 6, 2013
with Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows

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Muizenberg

Prepared for change in Muizenberg

muizenberg
Colorful changing rooms
Muizenberg
May 9, 2013

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Bob, a-muizen himself

muizenberg
Colorful changing rooms
Muizenberg
May 9, 2013

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Returning to Muizenberg for a change

muizenberg changing rooms
Muizenberg
June 6, 2013

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Train of thought in Muizenberg

muizenberg changing rooms
Muizenberg
June 6, 2013

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Couched in sand

sand couch sculpture
Muizenberg
June 6, 2013

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Artist in repose

sand couch sculptor
Muizenberg
June 6, 2013

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Kommetjie

Slangkop Point Lighthouse - where the language police hang out

lighthouse
Kommetjie
May 9, 2013

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When we saw the light

lighthouse
Slangkop Point Lighthouse
Kommetjie
May 29, 2013
with Wendy and Zarek
taken with GoPro3

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Stairing at the lighthouse

lighthouse
Slangkop Point Lighthouse
Kommetjie
May 29, 2013
with Wendy and Zarek
taken with GoPro3
This is the tallest lighthouse in South Africa. It is rather remarkable that not only did we get to walk up, but we had the whole thing entirely to ourselves.

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Rondevlei

Flamingo in flight

flamingo

Lesser flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)
Rondevlei, South Africa
June 4, 2014

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Flamingo taking off

flamingo taking off

Lesser flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)
Rondevlei, South Africa
June 4, 2014

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Cape mole rat

cape mole rat

Cape mole rat (Georychus capensis)
Rondevlei, South Africa
June, 2014

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Cape mole rat

cape mole rat

Cape mole rat (Georychus capensis)
Rondevlei, South Africa
June, 2014

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Water on feather

water on feather

Rondevlei, South Africa
June, 2014

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Tadpole

tadpole

Smiling man

smiling man

Rondevlei, South Africa
June 4, 2014

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Twin peaks

tulip

Aeonium possibly (Aeonium holochrysum)
Rondevlei, South Africa
June, 2014
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Mural with hadada

mural with hadada

Rondevlei, South Africa
June, 2014

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The dreaded Mercedes

mercedes

Although it got a lot a looks of approval, this car was a nightmare, and so was Akker, the company I rented it from. Fortunately, this was one of the few days, it did not break down.
Rondevlei, South Africa
June, 2014

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African penguins - these pix and more!
Boulder Beach

Head shot

penguin
African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus)
aka Jackass or Black-footed penguin
Boulder Beach
April 14, 2013

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Curious about evolution

penguin and darwin
African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus)
aka Jackass or Black-footed penguin
Boulder Beach
April 14, 2013

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Penguin on the rocks

penguin
Boulder Beach
April 21, 2013

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What do they mean by "a penguin suit"?

penguin
Boulder Beach
April 21, 2013

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Cape Point

Cape Point lighthouse

cape point lighthouse
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Aloe-able color

red hot pokers
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Sunbird on aloe

sun bird on aloe
Southern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris chalybeus)
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Cape Point lighthouse

cape point lighthouse
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Flying Dutchman

flying dutchman
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Her

female ostrich
Ostrich
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Her head

female ostrich head
Ostrich Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Him

male ostrich
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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His head

male ostrich
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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E-land

eland
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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A "couple" of red winged starlings

2 birds
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Baboon in the bush

baboon
Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus)
Cape Peninsula
April 14, 2013

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Hyrax

hyrax
Rock hyrax (Procavia capensis)
Cape Peninsula
April 14, 2013

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Cape Point lizard

cape point lizard
Black girdled lizard (Cordylus niger)
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Cape Point Sunset

cape point sunset
Cape Point
June 6, 2013

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Liquid sun

lichtenstein castle

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