Why the Royal Show rocks

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  1. The Ferris Wheel at the Royal Show stands out among the rest of the rides and is one of the few that dont send you flying into orbit at a rapid velocity. Pictures: PHILIP WILSON and SIBUSISO NDLOVU
  2. Young daredevil, Michael, slides down the zip line above the Dorpspruit at the Royal Show. Karkloof Canopy Tours introduced the zip line for the first time this year.
  3. Prize cattle compete for prizes at the Royal Show. Strange for a city-slicker, but oddly engrossing.
  4. Slicing through gigantic blocks of wood? Nothing out of the ordinary at the Royal Show.
  5. Show jumpers canter along on their horses, gliding in unison over the gates that stand between them and a perfect score.
  6. Full-time fiddler Mark Schonau picks tunes as you enter the Royal Show, entertaining all and sundry.

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