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Mokala NP - Dec'15: Relaxing under the shade of the Camel thorn

Mokala NP - Dec'15: Relaxing under the shade of the Camel thorn
Published 24 January 2016 by Abraham Mouton under SANParks Features Share this...

Trees play such an integral part of our life and existence - provide oxygen, increase biodiversity, reduce the effect of climate change, improve water quality and prevent erosion, provide wildlife habitats, offer cool shade, provide privacy and places for peaceful reflection, frame landscapes and create beautiful backgrounds.

It is with such appreciation for these silent giants that I would like to approach each of the 4 Travel Tales from the shades of trees iconic to each of the four regions/national parks we visited during December 2015: - Camel thorn (Mokala), Rock Fig (Kruger), Oldwood (Gplden Gate) and Sweet thorn (Karoo).

Mokala is the Setswana name for Camel thorn (Kameeldoring) - undoubtedly, the 'kingof trees' in the Arid western regions of southern Africa.....please click on this link to read more about the trip  Mokala NP - Dec'15: Relaxing under the shade of the Camel thorn