Monday, 12 March 2012
I ♥ Upington
Hi, I’m Liesel Gerber from Libby’s Lodge in Upington in the Green Kalahari, Northern Cape.
Upington IS BEST KNOWN AS an oasis in the desert where the mighty Orange River weaves a golden band through the Kalahari landscape – a town that symbolises growth and prosperity.
GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the Camel and Rider statue (which commemorates the mounties and their mounts who policed this harsh desert territory).
THE BEST nature PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN AT sunset along the river.
OTHER HAPPY SNAPS AT Date Palm Avenue (declared a national monument in 1982. The length of the avenue is 1041m and it consists of 200 date palms – this makes it the longest and densest palm avenue in the Southern hemisphere). Continued