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I love to travel, see new places and meet new people. I love to create bold colourful paintings, many of them based on my wonderful travels.


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

My 1st Mini African Safari at Lion Park here in Joburg

Hi Everyone, well its been about 5 weeks I am living here in South Africa and enjoying it very much.  I found out our furniture will arrive end of June so we will be able to move into our new home. I am so looking foward to setting up my new studio. 

On Sunday, we decided to take a drive out to the Lion Park north of Johannes burg. It was a lovely drive and sunny winter day here.  The weather has gotten somewhat colder. Even went down to 0 that night. 

The park was stunning. It was beautiful to see the rolling golden African plains, the beautiful different trees and the wonderful ainmals grazing.  The scenery is everything I thought it would be. Except for the elephants.  We also drove with our car thru the Lion Park and saw the beautiful lions and white lions. Very impressive.  I look foward to my visit to the park again and my next big safari at Kruger park.  

The visit truly inspired me and got my creative juices flowing. I am working on some sketches and hope to post some soon.  

Here are some beautiful pictures I took during our visit:

Entering the park


 Lots of beautiful arts and crafts. I loved these bowls & colours, lots of inspiration
 Love the trees and golden plains
 A beautiful site that justl lifts the spirts and makes you feel so alive
 love this view
 the lion cubs were just too adorable


 the majestic beautiful giraffe
 such a beautiful animal. I love the colours and pattern of their coat
 ahhh so shy

Love seeing them just out there like that
 beautiful colours of Africa life
 the Lion park & the head of the pride! so majestic
 the beautiful white lions of the lion park in Johanessburg
 so impressive, we got to see them at feeding time
 the sun was setting & lit up the beautiful African trees and sky
 our beautiful ride home, such a beautiful view with the sun setting making everything a fiery orange
 Snapped this wonderful photo of an African woman heading home with her children
 my new African drum...the colours are so inspiring

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