The Valley of Desolation just ouside Graaff- Rienet Eastern Cape South Africa Sunset in January. The Plains of Camdaboo in the distance showing the vast flat lands of the Karoo.  Carl Smorenburg

The Valley of Desolation just ouside Graaff- Rienet Eastern Cape South Africa Sunset in January. The Plains of Camdaboo in the distance showing the vast flat lands of the Karoo.

Between here and nowhere in the Karoo.

The Karoo landscape lingers forever in your mind. "the place of thirst" as it was described first. My HARTLAND.

Karoo sunset, South Africa

Karoo sunset, South Africa from myslowjourney. This would make a nice watercolor.

local travel

In the Karoo donkey carts are an everyday sight. The farm labourers are also known as "karretjie mense" (people of the donkey cart).

Karoo

Oh how I love to venture down those 'District' roads . just tosee where they go. This photograph taken by Angela Passetti captures a moment on one of those roads somewhere in the Karoo

Camdeboo Mountains, in the Great Karoo near Aberdeen.

Camdeboo Mountains, in the Great Karoo; Aberdeen, South Africa Pinned from South African Tourism V

Karoo House

Breipaal is a farm within Western Cape and is nearby to Breipaalkop and Boegoeberg. Breipaal from Mapcarta, the interactive map.

Korbeel houses in the Karoo The builders couldn't find wood and used rocks to build the dome for  roofs.

Corbell houses in the Karoo The builders couldn't find wood so used rocks to build the dome for roofs - true vernacular architecture

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