Route 62

The "goat tower" at Fairview Winery.  I don't get it, but I like it

The “goat tower” at Fairview Winery. I don’t get it, but I like it

From Oudtshoorn we drove west on Route 62 towards Cape Town, heading deeper into the Little Karoo.  It’s a hot and dusty, middle-of-nowhere type drive.  Time stretched out before us as we drove in the empty space where red rock met endless sky.   The monotony broke suddenly when we spotted a large white building with “Ronnie’s Sex Shop” painted on it in large, red letters.  I remembered someone telling me, “You’ve got to stop there,” but I’d forgotten to look into it and wasn’t sure what we were getting into. Continue reading