Phoenix, Beautiful Firebird

20th September 2017

Sunset

If ever there is a place to see the colours of the mythical Phoenix – the beautiful firebird that lived in the Arabian desert and whose plumage was the colours of fire – it is the Kalahari at sunset.

I walk my dog every evening at sunset, when the setting sun is carrying its aggressive desert heat beyond the horizon. They really are spectacular sunsets – the western sky bursting into flames as the great red ball of fire falls

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