Love old farmhouses with windmills. I am sure it was a luxury to have a windmill do the work of pumping water.

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SPANDAU KOP, Valley of Desolation in South Africa.  Courtesy Wetjens Dimmlich/Slow Loris #travel #photography #landscapes

SPANDAU KOP, Valley of Desolation in South Africa. Courtesy Wetjens Dimmlich/Slow Loris We Africa :) Come and Volunteer with us!

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Proudly South African - Karoo Aloe - a beautiful deep red when in bloom

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.

Karoo Karoo landscape - for more information on the Plains of Camdeboo - region near Graaff-Reinet visit http://www.camdeboocottages.co.za/index.php/plains-of-camdeboo

The Karoo is synonymous with Windmills - (in Afrikaans - windpomp) you see them scattered over the landscape Karoo - meaning dry & arid region - is dependent on water (Windmills are the source of life)

Love this table

A table setting inspired by the simplicity of the natural world. Photo by Nicole Franzen. (via La Buena Vida)

Valley of Desolation, Camdeboo National Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa by South African Tourism, via Flickr

Valley of Desolation, Camdeboo National Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa by South African Tourism

Prickly pears - the fruit of the cactus. They are good to eat.

Prickly pears - the fruit of the cactus. It's a delicious fruit to eat (peeling is quite an art because of the tiny thorns on the peel)!

landscape photograph of sunset over the karoo from atop the valley of desolation - South Africa

Sunset over the karoo from atop the Valley of Desolation Graaff-Reinet this is the most amazing and evocative place. I loved visiting here.

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