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Tankwa – murky mountains

Tankwa Karoo National Park is an amazing place. Our chalet overlooked not much really, just lots and lots of nothingness filled with low scrubby bushes. The image above was shot with a telephoto into the light. Being an environment with … Continue reading

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Tankwa – a celebration

We visited Tankwa to celebrate our 19th wedding anniversary. Below is an image that Cris and I captured while looking at a magnificent vista while contemplating what was and what was to be.

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Tankwa – Deserted in the desert

Tankwa is (broadly) situated in the Karoo, but more specifically, the Koue Bokkeveld (eng: Cold Goat Fields). Driving through the Karoo leaves on with the sense of the nothingness that’s there. Endless miles of dry dusty terrain. The longest road … Continue reading

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Tankwa in black & white

Often, we look at a black and white image and remark how much better it looks than if it were in colour. There’s a reason for that – colour is distracting. Black and white tends to show more of the … Continue reading

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Staying in Tankwa

Tankwa is a fantastic place, and the accommodation we booked was one of 5 chalets called ‘Elandsberg’. Each is eco-friendly and made from mud. The walls are thick to keep the heat out in summer, and the heat in during … Continue reading

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Timeless Tankwa

A few years ago, we spent a few unforgettable days in Tankwa National Park. If you’re wondering where this is, it’s literally in the middle of nowhere. Click here if you’re wondering. More specifically, it’s set between some ranges of … Continue reading

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