Videos tagged with "nature"
Sun City - South Africa [05:51]
Sun City, South Africa, wonderful place to be and to enjoy nature, water, service and peace -- far away from your work and urban place. MM Video Production. ...
Thanda Private Game Reserve RSA 2013 [06:58]
Safari in South Africa Feb.2013 Grace as guide to find the Big Five We did unfortunately not find the Leopard But it was a great safari with fantastic nature and animals.
MASQUERADE APPEARED AT A FUNERAL [04:05]
Masks representing potentially harmful spirits were often used to keep a required balance of power or a traditional relationship of inherited positions within a culture. The forms of these masks invariably were prescribed by tradition, as were their uses. This type of mask was often associated with secret societies, especially in Africa, where the greatest range of types and functions can be found. They were also widely used among Oceanic peoples of the South Pacific and the American Indians and are even used in some of the folk rites still performed in Europe. Masks have served an important role as a means of discipline and have been used to admonish women, children, and criminals. Common in China, Africa, Oceania, and North America, admonitory masks usually completely cover the features of the wearer. It is believed among some of the African Negro tribes that the first mask was an admonitory one. A child, repeatedly told not to, persisted in following its mother to fetch water. To frighten and discipline the child, the mother painted a hideous face on the bottom of her water gourd. Others say the mask was invented by a secret African society to escape recognition while punishing marauders. In New Britain, members of a secret terroristic society called the Dukduk appear in monstrous five-foot masks to police, to judge, and to execute offenders. Aggressive supernatural spirits of an almost demonic nature are represented by these masks, which are constructed from a variety ...
Road Trip [03:00]
Southern Africa has a lot to offer when it comes to culture and nature. The best way to explore this beautiful part of Africa is by a 4x4 road trip through South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.
Grootbos Month of Love - Valentine's Day Special [00:54]
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