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Moving to a Small South African Town

The big decision: to leave the city and move to a small town in the country.

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Restoring Karoo Architecture

Karoo architecture is a natural outcome of building for desert conditions with few materials. The appeal remains in its simplicity and elegant pragmatism.

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A Plea for the Great Karoo

McNaughton’s moving poem on the Great Karoo.

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Anti-fracking Party in Nieu-Bethesda

The Eastern Cape Karoo village of Nieu-Bethesda knows how to put the fun into fracktivism.

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Jonathan Deal – Karoo Anti-Fracking Leader

Jonathan Deal and the anti-fracking group he started, Treasure the Karoo Action Group, are famous. But where did Jonathan start? What drives him and what has he sacrificed?

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Shadow Dancing @ the Williston Winter Festival

Nama Riel dancers and their shadows at the Williston Winter Festival.

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Karoo Keepsakes II on Safari: Into the West

The Karoo smousing season is upon us, and Karoo Keepsakes II begins its series of launch safaris.

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Spaceport Karoo – Where R U?

Can the Karoo be a world centre for space tourist landings?

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Karoo Keepsakes II Launch Report: The Graaff-Reinet Gig

Karoo Keepsakes II makes its debut at McNaughton’s Bookshop in Graaff-Reinet.

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Baboons and Sheep

Calling all farmers! Are baboons in the Karoo showing an unhealthy interest in sheep? Can anyone help interpret these strange images?

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