Valley of Desolation

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You can't remain indifferent to or tire of the view of Graaff-Reinet, the arid plains and Spandaukop Mountain afforded by the Valley of Desolation.Columns of dolerite appear as you drive by, further enhancing the spectacle, which reaches its natural climax at dawn and dusk when the sun's rays light up the landscape.

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Great Karoo
Great Karoo
As European settlers moved east,
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The Drostdy
The Drostdy
The home of the magistrate-governor,
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Old Library of Graaff-Reinet
Old Library of Graaff-Reinet
The collection includes the skull of the
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Graaff-Reinet Dutch Reformed Church
Graaff-Reinet Dutch Reformed Church
This Gothic Victorian church boasts a
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Reinet House
Reinet House
The Graaff-Reinet Museum of Folk Art and
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Great Karoo
Great Karoo
As European settlers moved east,
4:00
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