It was interesting to learn that the masks used by Zulu tribes were meant to satisfy their ancient beliefs or meet spiritual requirements as opposed to being worn as or employed for decoration.  The varied uses include holding a secret, guarding a house, warding off evil spirits and attracting good luck.  The masks are regarded as an important part of the Zulu culture.

The Three Rondavels on the Mpumalanga's Panorama Route, South Africa

Our visit to the Three Rondavels certainly was the culmination of our tour along the Blyde River Canyon.  These three huge pinnacles of rock that rise above the canyon below left an indelible image in our memory as they stood guard over the deep, deep tree-lined river valley.


An endangered Southern Ground Hornbill in Kruger National Park

African Bush Elephants In Kruger National Park

Our stay at Valley View Lodge in Sabie, South Africa

Our Wildlife Encounters in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park

Frame To Frame – Bob and Jean