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Welcome To South Africa!

 
 YOU KNOW YOU NEED TO EXPLORE YOUR REMARKABLE WORLD /
 THE FUN BEGINS HERE!
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WHAT A GREAT YEAR FOR ADVENTURE TRAVEL!

"SAPHOTOSAFARI'S "PHOTO ESSAY OF THE WEEK"
  UP NOW! / OCTOBER, 2019 
"THE GIFT OF SMILES"
SMILES ARE THE GLUE THAT BINDS US TOGETHER ACROSS ALL OUR RELIGIOUS, RACIAL AND CULTURAL FAULTLINES. TRAVELLING THE WORLD WITH MY CAMERA, I'M KEENLY AWARE OF THE SPECIAL BEAUTY OF ALL OF US - WHEN WE SMILE. MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT BY BRILLIANT JAZZ PIANIST (AND PERSONAL FRIEND!), ED LUEDERS, PLAYING "SMILE" ON A STEINWAY  GRAND PIANO...
 PLEASE ENJOY...

CLICK IMMEDIATELY BELOW TO ENJOY THE STUNNING YOUTUBE SLIDESHOW...3:59 MINS VIDEO
ADVENTURE TRAVEL AT ITS FINEST!...WITH SPECTACULAR PHOTOS.

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>>>CLICK HERE<<<
TO VIEW SAPHOTOSAFARI'S PAGE TWO!
-THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL "PHOTO ESSAY!
DO NOT MISS: ERIC'S ALWAYS PROVOCATIVE
 "LETTER FRO
M ECUADOR...OR 
WHEREVER ERIC'S CURRENTLY TRAVELLING"
PLUS

- THIRTY (30) STUNNING, WORLD-WIDE "PHOTO ESSAYS"
-ERIC'S PERSONAL PROFILE 
CONTACT ERIC?: SAPHOTOSAFARI@GMAIL.COM
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SAPHOTOSAFARI'S SINGLE PHOTO 'BACK STORY'...
1 SNAPSHOT / UP OCTOBER, 2019

 
MY WIFE AND I DON'T HAVE KIDS OF OUR OWN - BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN WE DON'T LOVE KIDS AND ENDLESSLY REACH OUT TO HELP... THE HELPLESS. THAT'S LYNN WITH NEIGHBOUR KIDS (UPPER RIGHT) WHEN WE LIVED IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR TWO YEARS (BUILDING AN ARCHAEOLOGY PROJECT!)
 
KIDS... THERE ARE TENS OF MILLIONS OF REFUGEE KIDS - WANDERING AROUND THE PLANET - POORLY HOUSED, POORLY FED, POORLY CLOTHED, NOT IN SCHOOL... AND, WORST OF ALL, UNLOVED.
THEY'RE PROBABLY PRESENT IN YOUR COMMUNITY...CAN'T YOU, YES YOU, LEND A HAND?

READ ON!
CLICK ABOVE, UPPER LEFT...

(CLICK PAGE AT TOP LEFT BELOW PHOTO TO VIEW
ENLARGED PICTURE AND ERIC'S 'BACK STORY' COMMENTARY.

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 NOW IN ITS 10TH YEAR, DON'T MISS ERIC'S ALWAYS PROVOCATIVE...
ERIC'S "LETTER FROM SOUTH AMERICA"   
OCTOBER,2019
">>>CLICK HERE<<<" (ABOVE) TO READ FULL LETTER


 HUGE VICTORY CELEBRATIONS, INCLUDING THIS ONE WITH MOSTLY ANDEAN INDIANS, ERUPTED ACROSS ECUADOR IN RECENT DAYS. DEMOCRACY WAS THE WINNER... AND THESE INDIANS ARE THE COUNTRY'S HEROES...

What's Going On | Playing For Change | Song Around The World 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEp7QrOBxyQ


 "ECUADOR'S POOREST POPULATION - THE INDIGENOUS ANDEAN INDIANS - RISE UP TO FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY AND THEIR SLIVER OF THE "ECONOMIC PIE" - AND SCORE A STUNNING VICTORY WHEN ECUADOR'S PRESIDENT CAPITULATES... IT'S A REMARKABLE STORY - ABOUT RESPECT FOR THE "LITTLE PEOPLE" IN LIFE...

READ ON...

>>>CLICK HERE<<< (ABOVE ) TO READ FULL LETTER...





SAPHOTOSAFARI LOVES COLLAGES!
PHOTO COLLAGES FROM AROUND OUR BEAUTIFUL PLANET TELL STORIES...THEY WILL APPEAR HERE WITH NEW ONES (FROM MY ARCHIVE OF HUNDREDS!) ADDED ALL THE TIME... DON'T MISS IT!

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                                                               SAPHOTOSAFARI.COM
 THE WORLD / SOUTH AMERICA / AFRICA / SCENERY /PEOPLE / EXOTIC LOCALES... WELCOME TO THE BASECAMP FOR
   ADVENTURE TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - THROUGH THE LENS OF
          PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER, ERIC W. THOMSON

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OCTOBER, 2019 / SAPHOTOSAFARI focuses on Ecuador,South Africa - and the world - through the lens of a keen observer, resident documentary photographer, Eric W. Thomson. The world's EXOTIC LOCALES, and its diverse people are chronicled, drawing on 100,000 digital images and 350-plus "photo essays". African national park safaris, Ecuadorian Amazon Expeditions, Botswana's Okavango Delta "mokoro" (canoe) camping trips, Istanbul, Turkey, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Los Angeles, global politics, , world-wide cityscapes, poverty , women as a new cultural force, Lesotho mountain village treks, South Africa,Tibet, Burma, Namibia, Egypt, Zambia, Zanzibar, Indonesia - are photographically "on the menu" at SAPHOTOSAFARI... picture-perfect for INDEPENDENT ADVENTURE TRAVELERS, "ARMCHAIR TRAVELLERS", viewers naturally curious about Africa , South America, Asia and the world or those who imagine exotic travel destinations - and are eager to enjoy South Africa / world-wide travel photos. SOUTH AFRICA NOTE: The website profiles South Africa in a progressive way as it embraces democracy and leaves its Apartheid past behind; a work in progress to be sure, but fascinating to behold and photograph. 

 Don't miss photo insights into SA's remarkable people: "FACES OF SOUTH AFRICA". New photo essays and Eric's opinionated "LETTER FROM ECUADOR" change every few days... Enjoy and thank you! 

                                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                        

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