“Perhaps the pensive old monk was right when he tried to root love out; perhaps the Pharaoh was right when he tried to enshrine it in a pyramid. Love is like a blood-red flower, hewn with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it.” By Tranquilpen© THE MONK’S COWL MOUNTAIN-DRAKENSBERGThe Monk’s Cowl in the central Drakensberg gets its name from the distinctive mountain in the shape of a hooded monk staring over the landscape below. FIGURE OF A HOODED MONK STARING AT CHAMPAGNE VALLEY BELOW-DRAKENSBERG.It lies between Champagne Castle and Cathedral Peak. Monk’s Cowl marks the access point to the Mlambonja and Mdedeleo Mountain wilderness areas, some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in Southern Africa.
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