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Peter, nice history lesson and what mooving photos You'll have to let us know when you do know when you'll get here, I have a feeling there will be a convergence to Philly then
More from the farm. Previously, because of the dry conditions, the farm was stocked with Angora goats for mohair but the new manager and "share cropper" has changed to farming with Nguni cattle. According to wikipedia, the Nguni were brought by the Xhosa, Zulu and Swazi people, during their migration to Southern Africa between 600 and 1400 AD.
King Shaka of the Zulus understood this cultural and economic importance and seized control of the Nguni herds on his dominions. Shaka also bred the Ngunis according to colour patterns in order to produce skins for the several regiments of his army, henceforward recognized by them.
A hybrid between Zebu and European cattle they are disease resistant and suited to the rugged veld types of SA.
Some pics -
Thanks Ray, Georg, Samy, Kev, I just turned around from where I was shooting, and boom, there it was, saying shoot me, shoot me...
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Laura I really like this one the best
Laura, I'm with Ray, the one above is my favorite - but the missing letters shot is great too.
Kenny, your cat-portraits are really impressive! Love the B&W-treatment!
Reagan, I'm guessing that's the only way you guys get snowmen down there . I'm going to go give a nearby city's display an attempt tomorrow night, going to make sure supper is all cooked before I leave to try.
Nima, these are at the National Museum of the US Air Force, not an airport I'm fortunate to be able to wander over there from time to time.