A special four-part photo-illustrated story of a dash from Cape Town to the Karoo, with two nights spent near Stellenbosch at Babylonstoren and two nights on a desolate Karoo farm. Due to its narrative nature, this category is displayed in true chronological order: oldest posts first.

Karoo Parenthesis, Part 4 – A Giraffe in the Night

After a dramatically convoluted sunset, light streaking through mountaintops to paint Tolkienesque landscapes, our second night in the silent Karoo is much darker, clouds obscuring what had been an extraordinary moonshine the night before. While I had walked around outside as in daylight by the simple shine of a skyful of stars and full moon, when the time comes to…