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This Red Earth

By Jocelia
The grey skies took over in these pix but the temperatures would be in the mid to high 30s
THanks for allyour comments and views on yesterdays landscapes all most appriciated as usual.
One really does have to pack for a special journey like this even for an air drop on fuel at a pick up point.
Paid for in advance by the way.
Maintence checks are carried out daily. Food prepared under the best hygienic methods possible. Washing
and showers from the water wells along the track if possible. Some wells are in good use where many have
collapsed so one has to follow on to the next available where nessasary.
The pictures picked out for today just show our red and barren this part of the track can be.
The last two show there are a few big trees growing to the full as the water table is only twenty to thirty feet below the surface. They are what the Nobs call aquifers that can produce sparkling drinking water. Who would have thought it though when many of the explorers died from thirst on their expeditions.
Have a great day everyone, will try to get comments to you later in my day.


Tags: Wildlife and nature Red earth and bush landscape trees and sparse scrub escarments

Voters: Split, Bantu, Daisymaye and 24 more

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Bantu 7 7 1 India
13 Oct 2016 4:14AM
Very nice and interesting captures.

Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
13 Oct 2016 5:30AM
So very dry looking. V10 is lovely and must be great to see after such desolate miles. A super and very interesting set Jocelia.
ColleenA Plus
8 460 7 Australia
13 Oct 2016 5:39AM
Amazing images Jocelia. Love the red earth.
Love the sky in V10
A great set of true Aussie captures. Well done Jocelia.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
13 Oct 2016 6:25AM
Acres and acres of flat landscape, Jocelia, excellent captures.
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2016 6:40AM
Fascinating and engaging.
13 Oct 2016 7:40AM
Superb set of images.
13 Oct 2016 8:35AM
another great set giving great detail it must be a great trip to take V10 does stand out

NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2016 8:49AM

Quote:another great set giving great detail it must be a great trip to take V10 does stand out


Superb from start to finish.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2016 9:08AM
We've had a wonderful adventure with your varied sets of images Jocelia.
A trip not for the faint hearted but very memorable I'll bet.
It is hard to imagine how anybody can get water in these dry conditions.
Trees are such a welcome sight in those long tracks of bush.
The red soil is fascinating - does it produce minerals?
Kate Grin
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
13 Oct 2016 10:52AM
Another lovely set, Jocelia, showing this amazing coloured red soil Smile
Trev Smile
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2016 12:17PM
V9 comes as a complete surprise after all that barren wilderness Jocelia.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
13 Oct 2016 1:36PM
Excellent set of images
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2016 2:00PM
A excellent set images JoceliaGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

djh698 16 6.2k 6 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2016 1:36AM
great travel series
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
2 Nov 2016 8:14PM
Great set Jocelia , such a wonderful trip

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