7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - African Wednesday #19 - the absolute winner takes 200 SBD!

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Hello fellow Steemians!

Welcome to my 7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - African Wednesday - where the winner of the weekly round will be able to participate for the total of 200 SBD! Today, you can participate by submitting your personal pictures from your travels to the continent of Africa.

Botswana Chobe National Park, the river Zambezi. Herd of elephants come to drink. Source: Shutterstock, author: kavram

Your entries need to be submitted by the midnight of Central European Time in order to be considered for the challenge with a description of approximately 30 to 50 words. Only use of personal images will be accepted and only one picture can be submitted for a daily photo challenge. Ten winning photos will receive a bigger upvote from me and ten runners-up will get a smaller one.

Chosen from the ten winning entries, the absolute winner of the day will receive extended publicity in my post tomorrow morning. I will also visit his/her blog to upvote one of the most recent posts. The winning picture of the daily challenge will then automatically enter other rounds with the absolute winner gaining approximately 200 SBD in total.

Please see the winners of the previous contests of the week and give them your support if you like their images to be the one winning the weekly price and entering the other stages of the 7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge. You can vote for them by upvoting his winner announcement posts below:

7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge – Asian Sunday #19 – winner announcement!

@rinawonderlans Asian Sunday entry:

I woke up to see a sunrise,and luckily there is also a little rainbow over the sky, which is rare to see here. It's beautiful eventhought it's not a full one. The colorful sky, give a reflection color to the sea and sand. I took this pretty picture in Candidasa beach, a relaxed spot on the east Bali where you could snorkel.

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7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge – Australian Monday week #19 – winner announcement!

@vinceboisgard Australian Monday entry:

Queenstown is a cute little town located on the south island of New Zealand. It build on the raffle of a gigantic lake and surrounded by the mountains. Here is a capture I shot while wandering around the lake. This man was sitting on the small pierre, chilling by the water under the branches of the tree. I wasn't going to Disturbed, so I waited patiently for him to stand up and leave!

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7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge – Tuesday of Antarctica and world´s oceans #19 – winner announcement!

@intrepidphotos Tuesday of Antarctica and world´s oceans entry:

Sometimes, if only for a moment, time seems to stand still. It’s amazing to think that 91% of the iceberg is hidden under the water. Iceberg floating of the coast of South East Alaska. It’s a single hand held exposure taken from a moving boat.

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For more information about the 7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge and conditions see my original post: 200 SBD 7 World's Continents Photo Challenge - 2018 guidelines: 22/1 update

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I've submitted photos from here before but I keep going back and rediscovering more. This is Stone Town, the old city on the island of Zanzibar. There are beautiful colonial buildings and stone streets on the ground level and boats of all kinds and sizes along the coast. And getting to a rooftop like I did can give you a view of both the city and the port.

What a vibrant colors! I love it.

A small oasis we camped at in the Great Sand Sea. The Great Sand Sea is a subset of the Sahara that covers a remote 72,000 km² sand desert region in North Africa stretching between western Egypt and eastern Libya. This whole area is now off limits due to security issues in Libya and trafficking across the border.

Image taken by and remains the Copyright of Robert Downie - http://www.robertdowniephotography.com

I love your work so much @intrepidphotos! Every time I see a post I'm impressed! Looks like you've been so many amazing places!

Thanks. I appreciate the support and very kind sentiment. The world is an amazing place; I just try and to get around and document what I see !!

Shot at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor, Egypt.

Temple also known as the Djeser-Djeseru ("Holy of Holies"), is an ancient funerary shrine in Upper Egypt. Built for the Eighteenth dynasty Pharaoh Hatshepsut, it is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari, on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings. The mortuary temple is dedicated to the sun deity Amun

This time pretty unusual point of view emphasizing the Horus statue located in front of the temple itself

Enjoy the scenery :)


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This is maybe the most photographed rock on La Digue. It looks like the back of an ancient animal in the sand of Anse Source D'Argent. It was really peaceful there in the evening when most of the day visitors left and people went off for dinner. If you don't fear the huge crabs that roam the beach and rocks after sunset, it's worth to stay :-)

Stunning image, thank you for sharing. Tomas

L'Afrique est une femme. Belle, changeante, de couleur, calme, aimante, violente, rouge, douce, têtue, insupportable, protectrice, sexy, dure, orgueilleuse, câline, verte, attachante, difficile, réconfortante, mystérieuse, noire, rêveuse, inspiratrice, accueillante, et plus que tout, c’est la mienne !Africa is a woman. Beautiful, changing, full of color, calm, loving, violent, red, soft, stubborn, unbearable, protective, sexy, hard, proud, cuddly, green, endearing, hard, comforting, mysterious, black, dreamy, inspiring, welcoming, and more than anything, it's mine!


Great entry, thank you for sharing. The winner announcement will be coming later on today so stay tuned. Tomas

Harenna forest at Katcha clearing. In the south of Ethiopia lies the Bale Mountains, Africa's largest high altitude mountain Platue, but as you drop down the southern slopes you find yourself in a magnificent rainforest. I was lucky enough to spend a month in this magical place while hunting for a new species of Viper.


Awesome place. Thanks for sharing this view with us!

Your welcome! ;)

Thank you so much for your entry! Stay tuned for the winner announcement coming later on.

I took this photo at sunrise over the River Nile, Uganda. I had just got my first view of the Nile the evening before, and it was my first time witnessing the way the molten sun set the river on fire. The fishermen were just pushing out their boats and the birds were all swooping down for breakfast. I enjoyed the morning so much I wrote about it here.

Wow, what a color! Thank you for sharing this great image with us. Tomas


This is my first time in Africa. Like most of the people, first thing that i was excited was about the African Safari's.
I landed in Johannesburg,South Africa and went to Kruger National Park.
I was lucky enough to capture this picture, it made my one of the dreams come to true.

After doing the safari, i had one question
Who made Lazy Lions the king of Jungle, I would vote for this charismatic species.

What a great entry! Thank you so much for sharing. Tomas


I was able to capture this amazing portrait while gorilla trekking in Uganda. Being able to observe them up close was one of the most memorable experiences I've ever had.

Absolutely stunning photos!

Espargos, the largest city in Sal, an small arid island of the Cape Verde archipelago (west Africa), with the Monte Leste (East Mount, left) and the Monte Grande (Big Mount, right) as background...


A flock of barracuda is a continuous steel stream. Thousands of fish move next to you in the water column. It is difficult to understand where one fish ends and another begins. A long exposure is yet the best way to convey this effect to a photograph. At least I have not thought up anything better yet)
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wow, it's a nice pictures!! ;)

South Africa is wonderful! With amazing views looking over the ocean, I awoke each morning to a brilliant and beautiful landscape at my doorstep. The country is perfect for outdoor sports as well. I like to look at this photo, which brings together everything I love about the country, and listen to Ben Howard - Old Pine at the same time. Oh sweet memories!


I have the best time watching sunsets. I took this shot two days ago in Badagry, Nigeria. This is a very strategically placed town, and was used by slave traders to get the slaves to the unknown world. This beach is near the famed point of no return.


A place in Nigeria ,Ogun state to be precise and also very close to railway ,we get to see train everyday As at now nothing moves towards that side without getting dust all over it ,be it A person A car anything at all.
I took this picture on my way out i had to drop down from the bus to get this view.
Hustlers pepper sellers ,traders fashion designers. Schools churches restaurant are built there.
Imagine children going to school putting on white shirts,they'll surely get stain on their shirts anyhow.
We are in the season of harmattan as you can see everywhere is dusty and dry.
It's crazy out there.

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For their 50 year marriage, we gave my parents in law a special gift. A trip to South Africa. We had a great time and it was nice to see how they enjoyed. Especially my father in law who had worked in a zoo for years. This picture was taken by him. Unfortunately he died, but this picture always reminds me of him.

Thank you for your entry. I am sorry to hear of your loss.

However, for your next entries kindly use only your personal photos. Thank you kindly. Tomas

Hello, my first picture is a Himba woman dancing. I took this picture in august of 2006, is in Namibia in the area of Epupa Falls, border with Angola by Cunene river. This picture was taken with analogic camera, that's why I had to take a picture of a photo.

Kindly use only one image at the time to entre in the challenge. Thank you for understanding. Tomas

Ok, Tomas it's my firts challenge and i didn't know how it worked. It has been the emotion 😉

There is a photo of kids in South African Republic in SOWETO area. We were there to get impression of how they are living. When we meet these kids we gave them some sweets and they were really grateful and happy for this little thing. In the background you can see, where they are living. It was magnificent experience, which opens your eyes a bit and makes you think…

PS: This Heineken was not from us, I promise 😄

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Jamaa el Fna

A square and a night market in Marrakesh, located inside the medina quarter, the old city. This photo was taken from the roof of Le Grand Balcon du Café Glacier. We were able to get a table with a great view of the market and it was wonderful to just keep looking at the hustle and bustle of the market.


Maasai Mara Reserve, Tanzania. It is famous for it's abnormal popuation of Zebras, Lions, Giraffes and other beautiful animals. All the members of the Big Five i.e Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhinoceros, and Buffalo, are found in Maasai Mara. It is a place to be when you are in Africa. Spotted this lions having a good time, like a newly wedded couple.

Hi! Kindly provide an ownership to this picture. I do screen new contestants in order to minimize the plagiarism on Steemit. Thank you for your understanding. Tomas

But how? @czechgbobalhosts, this is the second time you are doing this to me. My picture is good. I don't know to say or what picture to post on your contests again. Have a good day @czechglobalhosts

But how? @czechgbobalhosts, this is the second time you are doing this to me. My picture is good. I don't know to say or what picture to post on your contests again. Have a good day @czechglobalhosts.

les richesses du monde sont en Afrique, et les capitalistes ont absorber son sang...

This is Co Thach beach in Binh Thuan Province, Viet Nam. Beach has a pristine beauty, yellow sands and colourful stones. The beach is covered with small stones in various colours and shapes, pushed to the shore for thousands of years. The stony surface – about 1km long and 200-300m wide. Co Thach also has giant rocks with different shapes and legends
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This is a beautiful photo of Viet Nam.

thank a lot.!!!

Hi, the challenge is from an African Continent!

Tanzania - Ngorongoro Crater.
They say it's not the same after a trip, it's even more about Africa.
Be enchanted by its beauty, it is an unforgettable trip.


Wow your all photography impressed me and i like this all pic..amazing post thanks for sharing...@czechglobalhosts

One day when I’m a grown up, I’ll be able to participate in these continental challenges that are outside of North America. Till then I’ll read and envy those who get to look at real pacyderms.

Wow ... great pictures

The magic of sleeping under the stars and a baobab. As the legend explains, if you sleep under a Baobab you will return to Africa. This picture was taken in Camping Planet Baobab near Maun, Botswana.

The picture in which nature is in purple pink and blue combinations looks amazing

wow its amazing

WOhhh !!!! wonderful photography man. Love this, keep going.

how to edit photos to look beautiful like that ... please share his knowledge ...?

Great pics mate!

your all photography impressed me but one is special.... that is elephant's pictures... amazing post thanks for sharing...

These are not simply pictures. Actually this is extreme level of ART by the great ARTISTS. I must pay them SALUTE for creating such an incredible piece of ART. Stay blessed @czechglobalhosts !

wow so beautiful photography

Wow. Nádherné fotky.

omg. what beauties!! the world has endless gifts of nature! to freeze these in time is such a wonderful thing. thank you for this contest even if i cant join them all.

This is really winning photography

Babies of sea lions. Life and death sleep together in Cape Cross, Namibia. Cape Cross is the most important reserve of sea lions in Namibia. Many sea lion breeders are attacked by predators like a coyotes.

vow , thanks for your good job @czechglobalhosts, so amazing photos, congratulations to those winners and i think every one will be attracted by both the beautiful pictures and 200sbd , maybe i will have a try and can get your support , wish good luck to me , thank you for sharing .

Some amazing photo's. Can i use the elephant photo for my cartoonizing artwork?

Amazing pictures! Photography is pure art! Can't imagine to take such beautiful pictures one day!

I took this photo when I visited Tozeur in south Tunisa. A lovely city where I enjoyed Horse and camel riding. A lot of dates and camel meat. They have beautiful architecture and nice nature and sunshine.

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Does the picture need to be HD like very clear and beautiful and could it be anywhere in Africa ? @czechglobalhosts

@czechglobalhosts I should participate ....by the way.....nice photos...##Upvote/Resteem###

Tozeur Oasis

Tozeur is the largest oasis in Tunisia. The temperature on the day of this picture was 49°C! There are a few waterfalls on this oasis, which was great to cool down a bit.

This picture was taken in Okavango Delta in the year 2006. We did a walking safari on the Delta, where we found a group of elephants feeding in a palm grove. We could see that they threw the coconuts hitting the palms with their heads. There was a time when the elephants were disturbed and we had to walk out at a fast pace.

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