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Karoo Road Trip – Calitzdorp to Prince Albert

The last few days of our Karoo road trip were spent in the town of Prince Albert, right at the foot of the Swartberg Mountains. Our plan had been to drive the Swartberg Pass from the Klein Karoo over to Prince Albert, but the thunderstorms persisted and there was constant cloud on the mountains which meant there wouldn’t be much to see from the top, so we went around the mountain instead, through the Meiringspoort. We seem to attract the rain whenever we’re camping… it’s like the weather KNOWS that our tent isn’t particularly waterproof, and even though we went…

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Karoo Road Trip – Ladismith to Calitzdorp

The distance between Ladismith and Calitzdorp really isn’t very far, but we took a bit of a detour to get there and wandered around on dirt roads for a few hours, chatting to Nguni cattle and enormous tortoises along the way… getting caught in the first of many thunderstorms and then witnessing the most dramatic sunset. The light in the Karoo is really unlike  anywhere else in the world…

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Karoo Road Trip – Montagu to Ladismith

During our recent trip to Cape Town we took a week and hit the road in the direction of the Klein Karoo. The idea was to follow Route 62 through the Klein Karoo and then cross the Swartberg Pass to Prince Albert, but the weather has it´s own plans which meant that we had to alter ours, but thats the beauty of a road trip, you never really know what to expect. We were on the road for about 8 days but I didn´t shoot every day, or every place we stopped, so I´ve divided the trip into 3 blog…