Historic Giant's Castle Nature Reserve, home of the eland and the majestic bearded vulture, lies in the Central Drakensberg region of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a World Heritage Site. Giant's Castle hutted camp is situated on a gassy plateau among the deep valleys running down from the face of the High Drakensberg, offering glorious views for hikers and mountain climbers.
It was a hike for 2 and ½ kms to reach the caves which displayed the famous rock paintings and this was shot while on that hike.
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bmukherjee (1512) 2010-12-27 12:56
Wow - this is a place and landscape that I have heard little about. Unfortunately, the first things that come to mind when I think about S. Africa are Gandhi, Apartheid, Mandela and cricket, so a beautiful landscape is indeed an eyeopener. I'm going to guess that you used a polarizer on the lens - the clouds look dramatic!
- Copyright: Anupam Deb (anupam06) (765)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-12-17
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon 450D (Digital Rebel XSi), Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM, circular polarizer
- Exposure: f/16
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-12-27 12:32