Namaqualand Tour, August 2017

In August this year I will be leading a small group of nature photographers on a tour of Namaqualand, South Africa.  This region is justifiably famous for its wealth and variety of wild flowers and the tour is timed to coincide with the peak of the season.  Starting in Cape Town, we will drive north, visiting sites I have explored on previous visits, searching out interesting floral curiosities and sweeps of seasonal colour; “flowers in the landscape”.  Along the way, we will also be keeping our eyes open for opportunities to see and photograph wildlife, including the many insects attracted to the flowers, and well as birds and game.

There are still a few places left: for the full itinerary, and more details, please visit http://www.wildlifeworldwide.com/group-tours/flower-photography-in-namaqualand 

Kokerboom, or quiver tree, Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, South Africa

Kokerboom, or quiver tree, Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, South Africa

Aloinopsis luckhoffii, a stone-mimic succulent, Cape Prov. South Africa.

Aloinopsis luckhoffii, a stone-mimic succulent, Cape Prov. South Africa.

Felicia daisies, Namaqualand, South Africa

Felicia daisies, Namaqualand, South Africa

Flowering "mesem" (Mesembryanthemum), Cederberg Mountains, Clanwilliam, South Africa

Flowering “mesem” (Mesembryanthemum), Cederberg Mountains, Clanwilliam, South Africa

Paintbrush, Haemanthus albiflos, a South African member of the Amaryllidaceae

Paintbrush, Haemanthus albiflos, a South African member of the Amaryllidaceae

Tree Aloe, Aloe arborescens, South Africa. Abstract study of leaf.

Tree Aloe, Aloe arborescens, South Africa. Abstract study of leaf.

Milkweed grasshopper, Phymateus morbillosus, Vanrhynsdorp, Western Cape, South Africa

Milkweed grasshopper, Phymateus morbillosus, Vanrhynsdorp, Western Cape, South Africa

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