Kapoors Year 6: Iceland To South Africa travel blog

We Were Getting Used To The Early Routine, Ellen Even Jumped For...

Hot Coffee, Bread, Fruit And Jam With Peanut Butter Made For Quick...

I Had Heard A Jackal Breathing Outside My Tent During The Night,...

We Wanted Desperately To See A Rhino, And Were Encouraged When Manni...

Ellen Explained To Us That The Rhino Loves To Eat This Type...

I Was Admiring The White Flowers On The Bush When Ellen And...

They Were So Well Hidden That No One Believed Us Until They...

To Our Delight, The Mom And Baby Black Rhino Crossed The Road...

We Searched For Another Hour And Were Rewarded With The Sighting Of...

The Hartebeest Is So-Called Because His Horns Curve To Create The Shape...

Bear With Me, More Guinea Fowl, Hard To Photograph Because They're Usually...

Another Deserted Waterhole, The Animals Don't Have To Come To Them Because...

We Needed A Toilet Desperately After Hours Of Game Driving, This One...

When We Returned To Camp, Kaleb Had Lunch All Set Up For...

It Was Time To Say Goodbye To Etosha, We'd Spotted 3 Of...

With The Flat Salt Pan Behind Us, We Moved Into Damaraland And...

And For Some Reason, The Termite Hills Seemed To Become Even Bigger...

We Arrived At Our Bush Campsite Nestled Under An Outcropping Of Huge...

Our Water Was Safe To Drink, Taken From A Tap Sunken Deep...

We Were A Little Late Arriving So We Set Off At Once...

The Himba Are A Nomadic Tribe That Are Attempting To Retain Their...

They Have Taken In A Number Of Orphaned Children And Allow Visitors...

This Little One, Yes He's Clearly A Boy, Was The Youngest Child...

The Children Are Accustomed To Visitors And Willingly Pose For Photos

A Himba Male Guide, Dressed In Modern Clothes, Took Our Group Around...

Several Women Sat On The Ground And Allowed Us To Admire Their...

This Woman's Hair Was Topped Off By A Stunning Adornment On The...

It's Clear They Are Relatively Naked, But They Were Comfortable With Us...

We Were Not The First To Visit That Day, But Everyone Posed...

The Faces Would Light Up However, When We Took Care To Show...

I Asked The Women If I Could Take Photos Of Their Jewellery...

This Woman Agreed To Let Me Snap Photos Of Her Necklaces As...

Here's A Closer View

We Learned That The Stripe On The Ankle Bracelet Denotes One Child...

And That The Second Stripe Means She's Had Two Or More Children

We Were Instructed To Present A Gift Of Maize Flour But No...

However, The Little One Crawled Over For A Warm Meal From Mom

After The Snack Was Over, The Woman Walked Away And We Could...

The Himba Raise Cattle For Their Livelihood, Essential For Food And Clothing

This Young Child Demonstrates How Milk Is Churned Into Butter By Shaking...

Gourds Are Hung In The Trees for Safekeeping

Another Woman Showed Us How She Prepares Her Ochre Balms And Powdered...

I Took A Moment To Take Some Pictures Of The Simple Huts...

The Guide Told Us Of The Significance Of The Sacred Fire And...

We Were Careful Not To Cross Over The Line Formed By The...

He Too Wore Some Elaborate Jewellery, Though I Was Bemused By His...

I Walked Around Him And Took A Photo Of The Back Of...

Once The Photo Session Was Over, The Women And Children Left To...

A Herero Woman, Dressed In Her Traditional Attire, Was Surprised To See...

She Called Him Over To Have Me Take A Photo Of Him...

As We Walked Towards The Chief Woman's Hut, I Spotted This Lovely...

She Allowed Me A Closer View Of The Traditional Necklace All Young...

In The Hut We Were Shown How The Women Anoint Themselves With...

I Took A Moment To Look Around The Hut And Admired The...

Before Leaving, The Local Guide Showed Us How To Blow On An...

As We Were Walking Away From The Village, This Little Girl Simply...

Moments Later She Was Reaching To See If Kerstin Was A Man...

The Children Wanted Any Empty Bottles They Could Wrench From Us, And...

The Setting Sun Lit Up The Huts As I Turned For One...

Back At Camp, Manni And Kaleb Had Surprised Us By Setting Up...

After Much Encouragement Anil And I Joined The Younger Crowd Atop The...

It Was A Great Ending To A Great Day, We Were Starved...


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