Thursday, November 12, 2009

Karoo sunset

On my visit to the Karoo last week, I got to experience an awesome Karoo sunset from one of the viewpoints at the Valley of Desolation. You can see why the Karoo is called "Big Sky Country".
This is the original picture. No extra colour added. No enhancement. Just a brilliant Karoo sunset.
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28 comments:

  1. These are gorgeous Jonker. Reminds me a little of Arizona sunsets. I like that Big sky country and look forward to seeing it.

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  2. Wow...stunning!Fantastic shots!Thank you for sharing!

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  3. Great colours. Your postings about the Angora goat have interested me very much. I didn't knew that there were so many Angora Goat in South-Africa, good for 50% of world's mohair. Didn't expected that.

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  4. Wonderful and colorful skies in Karoo. Great photos.

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  5. Gorgeous sunset shots...stunning color..like your header shot also..I enjoyed reading about the angora goat competitions and the shearing post.

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  6. Oh.
    My.
    Goodness.

    Breathtakingly beautiful.
    I gotta go.
    Just perfect sunsets. (Makes you appreciate the Artist huh?) *wink*

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  7. that second shot is just stunning, well done.

    Gill in Canada

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  8. What incredible fire in your skies!!! simply breathtaking =) happy skywatch

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  9. These are nothing short of brilliant, especially the first one, wow.

    All the best
    Guy
    Regina In Pictures

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  10. Awesome Sunsets there.

    Eaglesbrother

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  11. Great colors and amazing shots.

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  12. What a beautiful posting Firefly! Absolutely beautiful!

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  13. Those are exquisite. There is something about an African sunset that is so special. You have captured those colours so beautifully! The second one looks almost like a painting. I do hope you're going to display those in your home!!

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  14. I lived in S Africa for a while. I visited Port Elizabeth but only rode through the Karoo on a train. I missed the sunsets!

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  15. Beautiful - I LOVE the Karoo!! But have not spent as much time there as I would have liked to. I will have to rectify that sometime.

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  16. That second one is another STUNNING one Jonker. I sometimes that no other country in the world has sunrises and sunsets like ours.

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  17. Wonderful sunset, especially thecolours of the second.

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  18. last photo is just simply amazingly beautiful...Don't you feel God when you look at such an awesome sunset...I always am so thankful to be alive to experience the beauty of God's creation.

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  19. Beautiful photo. Is that Spandau Kop on the far right? I love the stillness that usually comes with the Karoo sunsets.

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