12 Reasons to Holiday in the Karoo

Affordable, safe, fun and other great reasons to come on holiday to the Karoo – now!

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Cricketing Legend of The Midland Bat

Said to be the oldest active cricketing trophy in South Africa, The Midland Bat has been contested in the Eastern Cape Karoo since 1891.

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Shopping in the Karoo

Know where to go hunting for plaster angels, udder cream, red satin pyjamas and a Horrible Matuka? We can help.

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Journey Man Extracts: Dances with Wolwe

The Journey Man is a reporter’s memoir that takes you back to South Africa 1975 – 1995.

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Journey Man Extracts – Freelance Week Follies

Freelance journalism is not for sissies – as Chris Marais finds out on the road in The Journey Man.

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21 Reasons to Choose a Karoo Farmstay

You gotta love a Karoo Farmstay!

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Silver Creek and Journey Man Join Forces!

Recently discovered Silver Creek Mountain Band 1977 Bootleg tape on sale with The Journey Man – A South African Reporter’s Stories.

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Corridor Through the Karoo

A Biodiversity Corridor is being created to protect the Karoo mountain lands and hidden valleys between Cradock and Graaff-Reinet for future generations.

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Holiday Farms in the Karoo

The delights of a holiday spent on farms in the Karoo.

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The Great Karoo Book Safari

Looking for a Karoo book? Here’s where to go…

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