26 Photos - Nov 27, 2011
Photo: The Brandwag (sentinel) in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa). The park's most notable features are its golden, ochre, and orange-hued deeply eroded sandstone cliffs and outcrops. "Golden" origins from the golden colour when the last rays of the setting sun fall on the cliffs and "Gate" refers to the Brandwag (Sentinel) standing guard at the entrance to the park.Photo: The Brandwag (sentinel) in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa). The park's most notable features are its golden, ochre, and orange-hued deeply eroded sandstone cliffs and outcrops. "Golden" origins from the golden colour when the last rays of the setting sun fall on the cliffs and  "Gate" refers to the Brandwag (Sentinel) standing guard at the entrance to the parkPhoto: A sandstone cliff in the  the last rays of the setting sun. Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Mushroom Rock, a sandstone cliff in the the last rays of the setting sun. Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Sandstone cliffs in the the last rays of the setting sun. Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Glen Reenen Rest Camp, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa). Photo taken from the Brandwag (Sentinel).Photo: The Brandwag (Sentinel as seen from the opposite side. Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: The Mushroom Rock, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: The Mushroom Rocks, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Red and yellow sandstone formations, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Prehistoric giant? Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa)Photo: V stands for "view". Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa)Photo: Echo Ravine, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa)Photo: The view from Echo Ravine, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: The view from Echo Ravine, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: The Brandwag (Sentinel), Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Grass, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: A Black Wildebeest and Zebras in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Eland, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: African Stonechat (Afrikaans: Gewone Bontrokkie), Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Rib cage at the Vulture Restaurant, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: Remnants of carcasses at the Vulture Restaurant, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa). Unfortunately no Vultures.Photo: Camping at Glen Reenen, Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa).Photo: The Mushroom Rocks in the Golden Gate Highlands national Park, South AfricaPhoto: The Mushroom Rocks in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, South Africa on a freezing cold mid-summer morning. The Sentinel is in the background and the Glen Reenen Rest camp  between the trees, lower left.Photo: Red, orange and yellow sandstone cliffs in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, South Africa