Tankwa National Park

This account is based on our two visits to the Tanqua Karoo (alternative spellings tend to be used), one in May 2016 and one May 2017. By going in May we avoided the hotter months of the year when temperatures around 40°C must be anticipated. The two visits offered contrasts in that the first was… Continue reading Tankwa National Park


The South African Karoo and its Farming

Based on a visit in May 2017. Photos by the author except where otherwise indicated. To some the South African Karoo is an area to be passed through as quickly as possible while driving between the Cape and the population centres in Gauteng and the rest of the northern regions, or to be flown over… Continue reading The South African Karoo and its Farming