It is one of the driest parts of our country as you can see from the photographs.
It is also one of the geographical areas that can change almost overnight from a semi-desert to a lush savannah with a single rain storm.
Unfortunately, rain is a rare commodity and very often dams are but dry patches of sand, rather than blue stretches of live providing water.
Kimberley is an interesting city with a long history of diamond mining, that I am sure you have learned about in school. It also boasts one of the oldest, if not the oldest pub in the country.