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It's time to plan your trip to see one of the world's most impressive floral spectacles! Each year between July and September millions of flowers bloom throughout various parts of the country.... 🌼🌼🌼 ... See more
While I let you wait for the (imminent!) start of the presales of the book "Secrets of Namaqualand Succulents", here are two pictures. 😉 Left is Mesembryanthemum barklyi, one of the succulents displaying the fastest growth rate (germinates and reaches a width of 40-50cm within less than a month after the first substantial winter rain). Its special metabolism enabling this species to grow that fast and then flower in the midst of the settling summer drought, is explained in the book. Right is a sea of Arctotis flowers in the river bed where my stonehouse is. Last year (2018) was a great year for flowers in that area, this is due to the fact that below the riverbed is solid bedrock, which retains all the moisture that seeps through the sand. As a result there were still flowers in December! (while annual flowers usually disappear in october when the rain stops). ... See more
Namaqua Flower Camps - natures bounty. Bookings now open. https://en.calameo.com/read/003466162628f4dde6a55
Namaqua Flower Beach Camp - #wildflower #flowerseason Ocean facing canvas cosiness in the lap of natures luxury. Don't delay your booking! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7XYRGw_q3U
Namaqua Flower Camps …quite unlike anything you have experienced before. Every year, nature performs a wondrous miracle in the Northern Cape when the seasona...
Namaqua National Park - incredibly special park... Such a privilege to come back year on year
The Addo Elephant National Park, Robben Island and Namaqua National Park form part of 20 new national Marine Protected Areas gazetted last week.
A picture dating back from August 2015, I was then just starting a long period of fieldwork documenting and studying Namaqualand plants. Very soon, you'll be able to appreciate what came out of this long attempt to make justice to this most wonderful succulent and geophytic flora. The english book "Secrets of Namaqualand Succulents" will be available for pre-order this coming June. Photograph: Moraea gawleri ... See more
A place so full of soul you will never forget it!
Namaqua West Coast is a photogenic place indeed. Red pepper farms, wines, flowers, beautiful people and a 280 km canal...
Journey through nature and delight your senses. Bookings for our annual Namaqua Flower Camps are open. It's our 9th year...come celebrate with us. The Camp runs from the 16th of August to the 8th of September 2019 and space is limited. Go on a journey through an arid land as ancient as time, a land filled with hope, gratitude, and tenacity. Explore Mother Nature’s minute surprises – petals as delicate as silk and robust hardy succulents. From the colourful valleys at Skilpad to the rugged coastline at Groenriviermond, this journey is bound to get your heart racing. www.flowercamps.co.za ... See more
We are thrilled to launch our new Flower Camp website...Bookings for the 2019 flower season - and our 9th year in Namaqua - are flooding in from all over the world. www.flowercamps.co.za