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Coriolistic Anachronisms | A photography blog oscillating between New York, Vancouver and Cape Town, gathering HDR photos and jotting notes along the way

Coriolistic Anachronisms


Die Hel

The edge of the Little Karoo, an arid semi-desert region northeast of Cape Town, is where one finds, not far from the small town of Prince Albert, Hell. To go to Hell (Hel in Afrikaans), you must drive through a steeply climbing section of the…

African sands

Very little remains to be said about the fascinating views of the Sahara one gets from the air. Here are more images, the RAW files having been processed with better tools this time. They are not all perfectly crisp but keep in mind that they…

Morning came, and went

Up at 4:30 am, I left home a little before 6:00 this morning, wearing a suit and trench coat (argh!), a briefcase at arm’s length (argh again) and my thoughts distant and sweet. A thick winter fog bank blanketed the desert dark streets and muffled…

Back from Cape Town

23:30 – Gate A3, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg Air France flight 997 is finishing boarding. The massive Boeing triple seven, first aircraft ever released with an initial ETOPS-180 rating*, is just about empty. I’ve once again scored an exit row seat with a full…

Sahara 2

After sitting on the tarmac for almost an hour and a half, waiting for a difficult refueling operation to complete and then waiting some more in line for departure on the only available runway at Paris CDG, we finally took off and headed south on…