Posts Tagged ‘Audio’

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PANORAMA: River Pool

Bathing in the cold river water listening to the sounds of water drunk with gravity and the voices of conversations of those far away.

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PANORAMA: Anonymous Peak

My ears ring in the overpowering silence and I come across a monument to the human need to ruin perfectly fine mountains.

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Back of a Bakkie

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.

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PANORAMA: Arrangieskop

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.

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PANORAMA: Midday Oasis

We took refuge from our arduous day in the spotted shade and birdsong found under a farmer’s oak trees.

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Listen to the Rim of Africa

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.

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PANORAMA: Boontjieskloof

The straw-covered, dusty floor of the Boontjieskloof Hut reminds me of a barn, but tonight it will be home…