Posts Tagged ‘Audio’
Bathing in the cold river water listening to the sounds of water drunk with gravity and the voices of conversations of those far away.
My ears ring in the overpowering silence and I come across a monument to the human need to ruin perfectly fine mountains.
I find myself in the back of a bakkie (pick-up truck) because I failed to remember that I needed to plan a ride to the start of my adventure.
Arrangieskop Telcom Tower, about 8:30 in the morning. Our hike has been a concoction of wind, clouds, piercing sun, wet rocks, and more wind.
We took refuge from our arduous day in the spotted shade and birdsong found under a farmer’s oak trees.
Audio recordings made while walking, drawing water from a stream with my hand, laying in the grass with bees, or listening to the birds — these bring me back to the Rim of Africa.
The straw-covered, dusty floor of the Boontjieskloof Hut reminds me of a barn, but tonight it will be home…