Following rains, the Karoo veld is quick to respond. If you look closely at the bossies, you will see parts that have died, unable to survive the prolonged exposure to the Karoo sun and scarce water resources. These brown twigs serve as daily reminders that the Karoo is a drought-stricken area.
Following every rain, we head to the veld to take a look at the rain gauges – a more enjoyable experience will rarely be found!