The Kalahari

The Kalahari, like all great deserts, evokes images of infinite skies, vast open spaces and a savage sun. The landscape stretches into an infinity of great rolling red sand dunes ...

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About me

My name is Susan Young. I am a writer. I love the stars above everything. I love the Kalahari. So I decided to set off with my dog, Waldo, my telescope and my tea-brewing kit ...

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About my telescopes

I have both my 10” f/5 Dobs and 16" f/4.5 Dobs here in the Kalahari. I began my rambles with only my 10" because as a travelling telescope, it is just perfect! Not only does it fit onto the back seat...

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Enjoy this meander around the sand and stars