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The road – R329 – that crosses the Great Karoo from east to west. Although much of the road is paved, parts are less so. In this case, a single track only pavement was laid slap in the middle of the gravel road.

Given the rarity of traffic in this great plain bounded by mountain ranges, an area strongly reminiscent of Montana, this is not usually a problem.

However, once in a while a car will appear ahead of you heading directly for you. This makes for a rather interesting game of chicken.