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Award Winning Travel Photographer Lola Akinmade shows us the beauty of high kicks!

Award Winning Travel Photographer Lola Akinmade shows us the beauty of high kicks!
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Kick It Up!

The little bit of South Africa I experienced – its KwaZulu-Natal region – wowed me. From the warmth of its people, the vibrancy and richness of Zulu culture, lush rolling hills of the countryside, the hustle and bustle of city life in Durban, the laid-back surfers hopping off the pier at moyo, and so much more. These photos are from one of my most memorable experiences which was hanging and going behind the scenes with traditional Zulu dancers including attempting high kicks with them.

 

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Lola Akinmade Åkerström is a Stockholm-based writer, photographer, and blogger whose work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler (both UK & US versions), BBC, CNN, Travel + Leisure, Lonely Planet,  AFAR, San Francisco Chronicle, Sherman’s Travel, New York Magazine, Fodors.com, ISLANDS magazine, several in-flight magazines, and many more – http://www.akinmade.com/articles

She was also in South Africa on a photography assignment for National Geographic Channel – http://www.throughthelens.tv/photographers/lola-akinmade/ – shooting a vignette called “Through The Lens” that airs on Nat Geo channel across the globe.

 

[pro-player width=’560′ height=’315′ type=’video’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXfa4SUyez8[/pro-player]

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