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The Kalahari was formed by violent winds dumping huge volumes of sand that today covers the upper regions of the Northern Cape in South Africa and spans neighbouring countries Botswana and Namibia. Although officially classified as a desert, the Kalahari is more semi-arid, as farmers breed cattle and sheep, table grapes are produced and many wild animals thrive in this region.
The area is sparsely populated but full of surprises. Farmers employ ingenious methods to provide water for the residents and animals, and to irrigate their crops.
The Kalahari is synonymous with South Africa’s original inhabitants, the San nation, a people that have survived – and mastered – this harsh land for centuries, and the Trekboers (travelling farmers, directly translated) that fought and now live peacefully alongside the San descendants.
Summertime can be extremely hot in the Kalahari whereas temperatures during winter are generally mild.
The Kalahari provides absolute peace and healthy air, as well as... Show more