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James Bester
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Friday morning - getting down to some folk music
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Just setup a test MINECRAFT server on Google Cloud compute in less that 20 minutes - damn I am getting good at this
Minecraft for my son (I am too old for minecraft).
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+Derek Hohls Hehehehe 
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OH MY GOD....... 
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Whats happening china?
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The fire is now out of control, it is going pear shaped on the Constantiaberg and in the Tokai forest.
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+Thabo Hermanus the wind starts again at 9pm from the NW. So all those houses are at 100% risk 
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It is so bloody hot here in Cape Town today
40 + degrees Celsius is so not funny :(
Water = not working
Cream soda = not working
Light Beer = seems to be working 
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Seems yesterday was Cape Town's hottest day in recorded history.
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Holy Smoke
Getting up to that fire yesterday offered up a few photo opportunities I could not miss, having a Sigma 50-500mm lens allowed me to get almost into the fire without being anywhere near it. The main focus of these particular photos is the smoke, the destruction and of course the light. Anyways, the fire is still burning and the temperature are expected to get to 41 degrees celsius today here in Cape Town. 

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A beautiful but daunting series.
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Took a walk up and into Tokai forest this afternoon, this is what I saw........ 
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'kin 'ell :/ Are we going to be able to bike/hike there, do you know James?
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Ohhhhh my hat

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Lovely pic. Is your hat O.K?
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Sending Email From Wordpress on Google Cloud Compute is a tad difficult when Google does not support and of the outbound email ports. But there is a workaround, fortunately :) Sign up for a free " SendGrid " account, fill in all the details and wait +- 2-3 ...
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The devastating result of the Cape Town fires. Find out what you can do to help here: http://africageographic.com/blog/cape-town-burns-please-help/
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My video walking up to that fire this afternoon in 33 Degree Celsius temperatures
The end is where one gets to see a few legends in action ;)
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Just got back from a hike up to the fire at the top of Tokai Forest
Here are a few more photographs of the blaze.
#muizenbergfire   #capetownfire   #capetown   #southafrica   #southafricanphotographer  
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Founder of Uyaphi.com, amateur photographer, Pentax enthusiast, Suzuki Jimny driver :))
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My Business; www.uyaphi.com

Africa is my home & my passion.
Travel is my vice and career.
Photography is my love & interest.
Internet is my medium and source of entertainment.

I have been in the Africa travel industry for 17 years now and have traveled extensively within Southern Africa.

I am the founding member of Uyaphi.com, an on-line Tour Operator offering bespoke safaris to Eastern and Southern Africa as well as the Indian Ocean Islands.

PS I use Pentax and only Pentax. My love affair began with a K1000, it then moved to P30t and a MZ-5n when film was all there was. I bought a K10d and Fell in love all over again and recently I got my grubby little hands on what has to be the best camera ever made "The K-5". 

What I love the most about the Pentax K-5? is that every single time it will out perform almost any Canon on the market (except for focusing), got to love that..... ;)

Cheers and viva Africa.
James Bester
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There are only two Game Reserves left in Southern Africa that I have not visited
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Johannesburg - United Kingdom - Luxembourg - Zimbabwe - Namibia - Botswana - Zambia - Australia - Belgium - Spain - France - Greece - mozambique
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