Semi-Desert. What is a Semi- Desert? Usually located “in the semiarid zones between deserts and grasslands” Definition: “This biome is dominated by thorn trees and shrubs adapted to long dry spells followed by brief, sometimes heavy rains.”. Namaqualand
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Where? Western part of South Africa
Description: “Namaqualand is a wide and beautiful semi-desert region, dotted with giant granite boulder stacks. Between these "koppies" the outstretched sandy savannah land becomes in Springtime (August and September) "God\'s own garden", when the wild spring flowers burst into a kaleidoscope of colours.”
Night time frosts are usual
Near the coast it’s cooler and as you move more inland the hotter it becomes
Really nice time of the year: in spring; where after the small rainy season, diverse species of wild flowers blossom