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Cape Town New Year’s Carnival

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Thursday, December 31st, 2009

New Year’s Day (Tweede Nuwejaar)

Around this time every year I especially the place where I was born and grew up. (Last year this time I was in Cape Town). Right now I am in northern Wyoming where its cold and snow turned to ice means downhill skiing (about which I blow hold and cold) is out of the question.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

John Edwin Mason’s photographs of Cape Town’s New Year’s Carnival

I really like this series of photographs by University of Virginia African history and history of photography professor (and photographer), John Edwin Mason, on the Cape Town New Year’s Carnival, a series of marches, competitions and celebrations...