Jacques' photos

  • DSCN0325ac Deadly Snake Near Us at Hotel

    Vervet Monkeys, curious monkeys with blue scrotum (Chlorocebus_pygerythrus) descending of a nearby tree came very nervious on our table in the hotel courtyard looking very agressive, crying loudly and jumping on the table; We thought to an attack to thief…

  • DSCN0280ac Windhoeck Christ Church

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia : The Christ Church (or Christuskirche) is a historic landmark and Lutheran church in Windhoek, Namibia; After the end of the wars between the Germans and the Khoikhoi, Herero, and Ovambo in 1907, the ground break…

  • DSCN0277ac Kokerboom Forest and Hut with Strange Armchairs

    Under unusual grey skies; Nobody was there!!! Africa Namibia Kalahari Desert Keetmanshop Area.

  • DSCN0275ac Quiver Tree (Aloe dichotoma) or Kokerboom

    The Quivertree is not really a tree, but an aloe plant that grows as high as a tree; It has a special bark that is said to have been used by the San as a quiver for their arrows (hence the name); Aloe dichotoma, also known as Quiver tree or Kokerboom in A…

  • DSCN0273ac Local Man Head Profile Rock

    Mother Nature has built there the stupefying face profile of a local man! There are many others in the world mostly in the shape of animals and this phenomenon is called zoomorphism; My 57 years birthay was there! Africa South Namibia Fish River Canyon Ai…

  • DSCN0271ac Fish River Canyon Peace Park (550 m deepth)

    Wiki: The Ai-Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park is a peace park straddling the border between South Africa and Namibia; It was formed in 2003 by combining the Namibian Ai-Ais Hot Springs Game Park and the South African Richtersveld National Park; Most of…

  • DSCN0269ac Fish River Canyon Peace Park (550 m deepth)

    What a sudden deep hole! This canyon is the second after US Grand Canyon in the Kalahari desert: a terrible hot place! Africa South Namibia Karas Region, Fish River Canyon anc Richtersveld transborders Peace Park Ais-Ais area;

  • DSCN0260ac Tire Explosion Day in Empty Immensities

    We got there a tire explosion due to the 4x4 independant wheels system engaged by the workers of the garage in Swakopmund! I changed the wheel but now we could die by lack of drinkable water if a new flat tire occured as we have been totally alone on mor…

  • DSCN0253ac Kind of Vulture Flying Above a Mineral World

    Africa Namibia Namib Naukluft NP Sossusvlei dunes area.

  • DSCN0250ac Sossusvlei Red Dunes End

    From a plane dunes are parallele with the same shape and finish like this on the two sides; Africa Namibia Namib Naukluft NP Sossusvlei dunes area.

  • DSCN0237ac Ostrich in Sossusvlei First Red Dunes Area

    Africa Namibia Namib Naukluft NP Sossusvlei dunes area.

  • DSCN0225ac The Great Adventure Begins and What an Adventure!

    More than 800 km to Luderitz quite alone (we did not cross or pass any car on all this desert road) and saw people only during the Sossusvlei dunes detour!!! Africa Namibia Namib Naukluft NP North entry.

  • DSCN0215ac Young Roadside Semi-Precious Stones Sellers

    It is incredible to see such young childs barefoot and totally alone in the very hot and dangerous desert! We saw nobody in this area during hours! Africa Namibia Erongo Usakos area.

  • DSCN0205ac Strange Welwitschia mirabilis More Than 2000 Years Old

    This plant is one of the few things on earth that can be truly called one of a kind! It consists only of two leaves and a stem base with roots; Both leaves that grow from opposite sides of the stem will continue to grow and never drops and instead gets br…

  • DSCN0200ac Moon Valley A Mineral World

    Africa Namibia Erongo Moon Valley.

  • DSCN0198ac Swakopmund Woermann House

    The Woermannhaus (or Woermann House) in Bismarck Street of Swakopmund is one of the oldest buildings in the city and one of its most visited landmarks; The complex was built by the architect Frederick Holt, in a historic half-timbered style from the Hambu…

  • DSCN0170ac Malopanes Trees (Moringa ovalifolia)

    Malopanes trees are endemic species fo Namibia existing only there in the world!!! Africa Namibia Etosha National Park Ghost Trees Forest.

  • DSCN0165ac Elegant Zebra

    The mane is perfect, it has a good hair dresser!!! Africa Namibia Etosha National Park.

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