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Southern African Safari, Large Raptors

In Travel, Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe by tony8 Comments

Featured image: A kettle of vultures both Lappett-faced and White-backed Vultures rising together on a thermal on a rural highway outside of Solitaire in the Namib-Naukluft Park. We saw kettles of vultures several times in the morning. The vultures need to gain height to begin the business of searching for dead animals.    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  1 February …

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Safari to Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls, Part 2

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Featured image: Spotted Hyena in Waterhole, Central Etosha National Park, Namibia, 6 October 2023    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  2 January 2024 This is the fourth article in a series on Southern Africa inspired by a birding trip to Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls with Rockjumper and two safaris to Chobe National Park in Botswana with Kalahari Tours and …

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Safari to Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls, Part 1

In Travel, Africa, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe by tony1 Comment

Featured image: Lesser Flamingo, Walvis Bay, Namibia, 2 October 2023    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  11 December 2023 This is the third article in a series on Southern Africa inspired by a birding trip to Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls with Rockjumper and two safaris to Chobe National Park in Botswana with Kalahari Tours and Kruger National Park in …

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Welwitschia

In Travel, Africa, Namibia, The rest by tony6 Comments

Featured image: Intrepid Welwitschia Hunters in the Namib Desert, Namibia, 1 October 2023    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  24 November 2023 This is the second article in a series on Southern Africa inspired by a birding trip to Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls with Rockjumper and two safaris to Chobe National Park in Botswana with Kalahari Tours and Kruger …

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International Peasant Foods

In Travel, Amazonia, Argentina, Food, Bolivia, Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Peru, USA by tony3 Comments

Featured Image: Poor Indian Girls by Train, Altiplano Peru 1974 Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  30 March 2020 I’m no longer young. When you are young late teens, 20s, if you are interested in food, you begin to experiment with taste and variety beyond what you have experienced before. You experience new food sensations. This is very rare with me …

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Morocco Accommodation

In Travel, Morocco by tony3 Comments

Morocco featured image: Modern Table, Fes Tile Factory    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  17 March 2017 Morocco Accommodation Variety AirBNB & Other, October 2016 Introduction In planning our trip we used personal recommendations from friends who had been to Morocco twice and an acquaintance we stayed with in far Western NSW who all loved Morocco, and also from some well travelled …

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Large dams 2: Aswan High Dam

In Egypt, Books, The rest by tony1 Comment

Featured photo: Satellite image: Insightdigital & Google, Aswan High Dam 2009    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  21 September 2015    Case study: The Aswan High Dam and the Nile in Egypt    Introduction This is the second of three articles on large dams the others are Large Dams 1: An Introduction and Large Dams 3: Oustees India. The Murray-Darling Basin Catastrophe describes …