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Burgers pass in the Koo Valley
Greater Cape Town

The Koo Valley is one of the best kept secrets in South Africa. As you head out from Montagu towards the North-west past the Hot Springs, you will drive through a delightful valley where peaches, pears, olives, grapes, apricots and all typse sof fruit is grown. The houses are built in typical Cape Dutch and Cape cottage style. This panorama was taken from Burgers pass and looks out on the valley from the North-West. Enjoy the view!

Copyright: Gideon Van Zyl
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Uploaded: 12/05/2013
Atualizado: 14/10/2014
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Tags: koo valley; mountain pass; south africa; western cape; montagu
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