One of our photographic-club members had visited his parent’s farm in the Natal-Midlands agricultural hub. His parents were not actively farming anymore and he asked how the various farmers in the district were doing and he was saddened to hear that mainly due to the decade long drought and the frequent killing of farmers,14 previously productive farmers had just closed down, leaving everything behind, taking only the bare essentials with them. 

The car in the photograph was left to rot with many pieces of furniture in the house. The property has been vacant for three years. He cranked the engine of the car and it started straight away. The brake pads were worn and needed it needed a fan belt…

  • Have you come across such an abandoned place?

    • Yes
    • No


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