See an updated map showing the towns, major roads and 4x4 tracks, as well as sites of interest in the Richtersveld region.
“19 - 21 September 2007 I have long wanted to experience the Richtersveld, and an opportunity unexpectedly came when I was commissioned to take photographs for a book on South Africa's World Heritage Sites. The area far exceeded my expectations,…”
Plants that shrink, hide and swell…
Plants in the Richtersveld have developed the most extraordinary adaptation strategies to the harsh climate. Some store water in large 'bladder' cells on the surface…
Online video clips
An overview of the broader Namaqualand region.
The first rains
The first rains of the season in the Richtersveld and…