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Namakwaland/Namaqualand image: trekearth.com

I’ve received these next three images of Namaqualand via email and when looking at it, I realised again what a wonderful and beautiful country South Africa is! October/November is Spring time in South Africa and that’s when you will find Namaqualand covered in these beautiful flower blankets. You can also go on Namaqua-trips to see the flowers! Many tourists go on these trips and will tell you they are going to “see the flowers” and then you’ll know exactly what they’re talking about. It’s just amazing! I haven’t been to Namaqua during the “flowering-time”, but would love to go one day! On the map you can see exactly where Namaqualand is and follow the link to “Namaqualand” to make sure you don’t miss out next time! The link will open in a new window. The youtube video about Namaqualand is unfortunately in Afrikaans, but you will see a donkey chart, some beatiful images about South Africa and some flowerbeds too… the artist sings about Namaqualand.

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map image: namaqualand.com

http://www.namaqualand.com/index.htm

 

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Spring in Clanwilliam….follow here for more daisy pics in South Africa…the link will open in a new window. Louis Leipoldt – one of our BEST poets, wrote a poem about spring…the month October….I must post it here when it is October! In his poem, he says October is the most beautiful month, and for South Africa, it is the truth!

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