Moving to the Karoo: 12 Handy Survival Hints

Some useful advice on moving to the Karoo.

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Downtime in the Karoo

Things I never did in the city…

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A Gentle Guide to Karoo Roadtripping

The Karoo is all about slow travel. Here are a dozen handy tips to extract maximum enjoyment from your journey through this semi-desert.

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Karoo Herbs, Karoo Wisdom

In the middle of the Karoo is the farm Theefontein where Oom Johannes Willemse is teaching the art of healing to singer Antoinette Pienaar.

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Karoo Routes: Cape Town to Oudtshoorn: Route 62

Heading for Ostrich Country on Route 62.

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Angel Factory in the Karoo

At a little railway siding called Vondeling, not far from Willowmore, a dozen people create shining angels that appear on Christmas trees far away.

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Ten Lovely Karoo Parks

One of the best ways to appreciate the Karoo’s beauty is by exploring its conserved areas. These ones should be on your bucket list.

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A is for Aardvark

Aardvarks are right up there with unicorns when it comes to being mystical and elusive. But there’s one at Samara Private Game Reserve near Graaff-Reinet that is happy to be photographed.

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12 Fabulous Karoo Farmstays

A dozen great farmstays across the Karoo.

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Venterstad, Eastern Cape

Venterstad is a quiet little town on the Gariep Route.

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