Lesser Kestrels of the Karoo

Every year in November, tens of thousands of compact raptors fly from breeding grounds in Russia and Kazakhstan to small Karoo dorps. Why?

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Rain

Have You Ever Seen The Rain?

Desert people see rain and water differently to the way city people see them. Is that why frackers are making so little headway in the Karoo?

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Gordonia Road Trip: Into the River Pirates’ Lair

Where the hell is Gordonia? And where did the river pirates bury their treasure?

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Karoo Keepsakes II – The Rave Goes On

Rave reviews for Karoo Keepsakes II.

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Farewell, Piet Prok

A short dedication to one of Cradock’s most colourful residents, the late Piet ‘Prok’ Coetzee.

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Creative Calvinia

Calvinia is a-bustle with eccentric surprises – if you know where to look…

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Prince Albert’s Fabulous Showroom Theatre

Presenting Prince Albert’s elegant Showroom Theatre.

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Karretjiemense of the Great Karoo

The ‘invisible’ karretjiemense of the Great Karoo – descendants of the earliest South Africans.

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Fracking

A Shell Game Falters: Fracking Update November 2013

Shell’s quest to win over the hearts and minds of Karoo people foundered recently at a meeting that joined anti-fracking activists, farmers and South Africa’s First People.

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Donkeys, Diesel and Karoo Fracking

Karoo donkeys – the answer to economic Heartland travel?

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