That magical moment when golden light touches the leaves but a chilly morning fog still lies in the distance…
Today I was fortunate enough to show my parents one of my favorite places!
This is often the most beautiful time for skies.
A misty spring morning with fresh green treen and wild flowers. I’m so happy to live here!
According to a Buddhist saying, “The flowers in spring, the moon in the fall, a refreshing wind in summer, the snow in winter- what do I need more? Every hour is an hour of happiness for me.”
Being in nature and perceiving its beauty certainly gives me happiness!
I’ve been living here for almost five months now, an sometimes I really feel I’ve entered a fairytale when I go for my morning walk!
“I let it be, this unbreakable light
So that I become one, uncomplicated and whole.”
A peacock shows the beauty of its tail in the morning sun. What a glorious green against the red of the African soil!
I love the Pretstap zoo walk in the National Zoological Garden in Pretoria that is organized every months by the Friends of the Zoo. It starts early, before the normal opening times. On Saturday we were able to watch the sun rise in a splendid orange sky. The early light makes photography so much more interesting than the flat, harsh light of the mid day. Also, the predators are usually quite active during this time. This white tiger had just finished drinking and was now starting at his neighbor in the next enclosure. What a magnificent animal!