Sunday, July 20, 2008

Winter journey to South Africa

Hey, we're just come back to Dubai from GREAT trip to South Africa.

Being in many places its impossible to publish ALL the photos here (unfortunately), so its a major steps:

1. Step one, or Johannesburg (Joburg on slang).

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This is the view from the TOP OF JOHANNESBURG. Looks pretty American :)

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After little city tour we went to gold mining theme park - Gold Reef  City. It use to be real mining site, now converted to fun park.

We even went to one of the mine:
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and even seen how they make the golden bars (not, this is not a candy - its bank golden bar - 12kg of pure gold worse aprox. 300 kilo backs) 
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After that we go to Lesedi Village

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The go to ..... prison! Hey, its national museum (where Gandhi starts his political carrier ) but place become "popular" during years of apartheid...

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2. Step two. The Krueger National Park (http://www.krugerpark.co.za).

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We had long drive (6 hours) to Krueger park through beautiful landscapes of South Africa:

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And you probably think - hey its pine trees. I tell you're wrong - its eucalyptus forest....yeah  :))) Crystal clear air, amazing feelings


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getting closer to Krueger park... 

We lived in wonderful Protea (named after very beautiful flower of South Africa) hotel in a forest (http://www.africasafari.co.za/info/Paul_kruger_gate.htm):
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our safari car:

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Here must be the following: Very special thanks to our guide and driver Jens , who's put a lot of effort to make our 3 day journey memorable and joyful. Thank you very much Jens, you're the best!       

Since the beginning of our Krueger park tour we get lucky:  

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Extremely rare animal - leopard posing right up front  of Jaguar S-Type :)

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    TO BE CONTINUE....

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Photo Session at home - march 2008

One suny day we decided to take some professional photos of ourselves. So that's what we got



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and many more others :)))

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

In Chinese Venice - Zhouzhuang



The Zhouzhuang town (better say village) located just 25 miles outside Shanghai. It's not very old or has any history behind. No..... but its simply nice and relaxing after busy Shangai.

Hangzhou 2007 beautiful garden


Shangai 2007, Impressive!


it's maybe only old part in Shangai






the rest is like this. Modern, Sharp, Bright, Upsteam....

It's not easy walk... you must really love fitness! to do this walk on the wall


Great Wall of China is really great!



Hello boys and girls, this wall is not too tall (aprox 6-8 meters height) not to wide (aprox 4-6 meters somewhere) but its REALLY LONG.... confirmed several THOUSAND MILES LONG!
Amazing!

Damn, sky is not blue in Forbidden city (i.e. former imperor resedence in center of beijing)


Summer residence in Beijing.

Entering China (November 2007)


Hey, we're back from our long trip to China. This one from Imperor (former but who knows)summer residence. And it's not camera fault - it was foggy!

Wednesday, January 17, 2007