Water Stories of the Drylands

In the Kalahari and Karoo, water is treated with a reverence not found in moister climates. Here you will hear of the Watersnake, a creature that rules the watercourses.

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Jackals, Sheep Farmers and Biodiversity in the Karoo

One of the largest camera trap surveys ever undertaken in the world is starting in the Karoo, focusing on predators, farming and biodiversity.

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Cradock Turns 200 – In Style!

The little river town in the Karoo celebrates its 200th birthday.

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A Dog, a Child, and a Small Karoo Town

Sometimes, when living in a small town like Cradock, one is witness to simple yet great acts of kindness that are less noticeable in big cities.

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The Zen of Karoo Motorcycling

A motorcycle, an open Karoo road and an endless horizon…

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Memories of Merweville

Karoo at its down-home best: Merweville in the Western Cape.

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Karoo Kitchens and Peach Pip Floors

A century ago, people in the Karoo had elegant little devices to peel peaches, grind coffee and sieve their flour. And weren’t those peach pip floors something?

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Bicycle Heaven in Beaufort West

A fine old bike shop in the Great Karoo.

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