Sunday, September 14, 2014

Koffiebus and Teebus

 The Karoo has a beauty that some admire in awe while others tend to just want to pass through as quickly as possible.  I love the Karoo landscape with its big skies, Karoo koppies, windpumps, sheep, karoo vegetation and its interesting people.  Returning home after a trip to Johannesburg I decided to drive via the Gariep Dam, Steysnburg and Hofmeyer before the last stretch from Cradock.  Outside Steysnburg are two very well know Karoo landmarks.  Teebus and Koffiebus, two Karoo koppies (flat Karoo mountains) that got their names from the fact that people say they look like a big coffee pot and a thinner tea pot next to each others.  I just couldn't help but to stop to snap a picture to post here and on Instagram.

2 comments:

  1. I too like the Karoo but haven't seen these landmarks.

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  2. The 4th longest tunnel in the world passes very close to Koffiebus and Teebus. The Orange–Fish River Tunnel: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange%E2%80%93Fish_River_Tunnel

    See the tunnel here: http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=14/-31.3971/25.6434

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