Images of Africa |

Images of Africa

Hilary Emberton, of Nevada City, offered this insight into her life when she submitted these photographs from her travels to The Union.

“Life was too short to be stuck in the office, so I took off to do a bit of traveling. Ten years later I was still on the road, with a part-time fishing job in Alaska to pay the bus fares. No ties, I was free to go anywhere and spend, for example, three months in Peru. The Peruvian telephone system is terrible – and Internet cafes plentiful – so instead of phoning my Dad, I would e-mail my adventures. I’m still traveling, mostly alone; it’s better that way.”

Sunflower field on the road to Kasane, Botswana.

A mother and child Zebra duo sporting a “punkish” look to their manes at Etosha National Park in Namibia.

Beaver the lion lounges in the shade at Okavango Delta Preserve in Botswana. Note the tongue slightly protruding from his mouth.

Night lily in Okavango Delta in Botswana.

Dead Vlei. the “Dead lake,” in Namibia.

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