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The Karoo. A place to contemplate your place in life and the universe.

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From my archives. View of Johannesburg from the old Top Star Drive-in. It was situated on top of a mine dump, overlooking the city. I shot this image a few days before the famous landmark was demolished.

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Real South African beef! Western Transvaal.

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Trading store in the Vredefort Dome. According to reports this World Heritage sight is under threat as a result of Government inaction.

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Storm approaching, Magaliesberg, South Africa.

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Cape Town and Table Mountain photographed from Bloubergstrand.

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Gate guard. Vredefort Dome near Parys, South Africa.

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Trading store sign, Vredefort Dome, South Africa

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From my archives. The final days of the old Top Star drive-in, Johannesburg. The mine dump on top of which the facility was situated was re-mined and the famous icon torn down.

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From my archives. Old Top Star Drive-in, Johannesburg. It was situated on top of a mine dump overlooking the city. The dump was in the process of being re-mined and a week after I shot this image, the icon on the skyline was gone.

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Robberg Nature Reserve near Plettenberg Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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Cosmos. A familiar sight in many parts of South Africa in autumn. The flower is not indigenous to the country but was introduced in horse feed imported from South America, by the British during the Boer War.

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Karoo, South Africa

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Built in 1889, Vredefort Dome, near Parys, South Africa.

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