The Garden Route and Little Karoo

The Garden Route and Little Karoo

by Leon Nell
     
 

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The author explores key areas of the coastal stretch between Mossel Bay and Storms River and of the broad valley, the Little Karoo, on the other side of the Outeniqua and Tsitsikama mountains. Both regions are home to a great variety of plants and animals and are opened up and linked by roads built with great skill and massive effort through mountain passes and across

Overview

The author explores key areas of the coastal stretch between Mossel Bay and Storms River and of the broad valley, the Little Karoo, on the other side of the Outeniqua and Tsitsikama mountains. Both regions are home to a great variety of plants and animals and are opened up and linked by roads built with great skill and massive effort through mountain passes and across rivers. Thousands visit these spectacular areas, heading for the sea or – in the opposite direction – the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees and the Cango Caves. This book will give them a glimpse of the wild and wonderful life along the way in a land steeped in history and natural diversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781868728565
Publisher:
BPR Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 10.16(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author

LEON NELL was a nature conservation officer for 14 years and spent many of these managing and supervising a number of small nature reserves in Mpumalanga. He was named Conservator of the Year in 1994. He is an avid and expert photographer and his writing is both evocative and engaging. Leon lives with his wife Tilla in De Rust in the Little Karoo.

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