Buried in a Bleak Place

There is a stark loneliness about this small cemetery on the side of the Prince Albert Road in the Karoo, Western Cape. It is a bleak, arid, sometimes sad place. I often wonder what it is that take settlers to some of the most desolate places in the world. The setting for this cemetery is bleak. Then again, cemeteries often are, they are, at least, when the flowers die.

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