Striated Skies No. 6 – Suspended Beauty

6. Suspended Beauty

Taken from the Du Toitskloof Pass this piece shows another of the many beauties that South Africa has to offer. The Du Toitskloof Pass, which was built by Italian prisoners of war during the second world war, is a scenic drive that gives you expansive view over the Boland. The pass was replaced by the Huguenot tunnel in 1988 and takes you through the Du Toitskloof mountains between Paarl and Worcester. The tunnel is 3.9km and makes the trip approximately 11km shorter. For more on the history of the Pass click here.

I have driven both the pass and the tunnel and if you have time on your hands I would suggest driving the pass over using the tunnel. 

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