I've always wanted to do Route 62. The challenge will be choosing what to leave out.

Route Famous old road through the Karoo linking Cape Town and Port Elizabeth

An Afrikaans orthodox chapel near Robertson, one of the towns on my planned route.

This photo from Western Cape, West is titled 'Afrikaans Orthodox chapel'.

Horse Chestnut, the great South African champion, gallops in his paddock near Franschhoek.

Horse Chestnut, the great South African champion, gallops in his paddock near Franschhoek.

Wow. This is the Jag that went over a cliff at Bakoven, Cape Town at 2am. The driver is lucky to be alive.

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This is the Jag that went over a cliff at Bakoven, Cape Town at The driver is lucky to be alive.

Compass. I want to evoke the sense of exploration found in early writings about the region.

I want to evoke the sense of exploration found in early writings about the region.

I last saw Horse Chestnut in 1999, when he was in training at 3. I'm hoping to get another chance to see him this year.

I last saw Horse Chestnut in when he was in training at I'm hoping to get another chance to see him this year.

Painting of a sable by Cornwallis Harris, a major influence of the thinking behind my Magaliesberg project.

Sable Are Known Powerful Antelope Sable Antelope and Their Story by Cornwallis Harris discovered in the Magaliesberg on December 1836

Design inspiration for new Magaliesberg project

Old Map Sea Monster Sailing Ship Africa Madagascar by Colin and Linda McKie

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