A few shops, bottle stores and butchers line the main street in Williston, a small Karoo town between Calvinia and Carnarvon, but if you turn away towards the sandstone church you'll find an extraordinary oasis.
Welcome to the chaos of Williston Mall.
The wide open spaces of the sparse Karoo never fail to stir my soul and there's an authentic farm feel of this patch of paradise close to Niewoudtville.
2016 means I've beginning my fourth year as a travel journalist at Getaway Magazine. Sjoe, it's gone by in a flash!
Over the last year I visited some really incredible places in Southern Africa, here's a collection of my favourite photographs and travel experiences from 2015.
Tucked into the middle of the Great Karoo Loxton is probably the smallest town I’ve ever been to. It has enormously wide dirt roads (big enough for a truck to do a u-turn in, I'm sure) lined with century-old trees and has become something of a South African star thanks to Afrikaans movie Jakhalsdans, which was set in this remote location.