Photos of Africa: Blog

Sep 5, 2008

Northern Cape_Alexanderbaai




Alexander Bay is the most notherly situated town along the west coastline of South Africa. After diamonds were discovered along the coast in 1925 Alexander Bay became known for its mining activities. The town is no longer a high security area and no permits are needed. Main attractions are Nama Culture’ Orange River Estuary A RAMSAR site renowned for its birdlife. Worlds largest desert lichen field with 26 species