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Networking in the Karoo

The Internet casts a wide web – with great promise – over the 101 towns and 1-million-plus residents of the Karoo, South Africa’s semi-desert heartland

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Riding with The Journey Man

Chris Marais has just launched The Journey Man, his book of reporter’s stories. His wife, fellow writer Julienne, says he was once a very, very naughty boy – but he’s all better now.

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Meerkat Mornings

Sharing the sunrise with meerkats on a farm outside Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo.

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The Secrets of Smithfield’s Success

A Special Feature on Smithfield, in the southern Free State Karoo region of South Africa

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Karoo Bulletin Part I

A miracle school near Colesberg, dancing in De Aar and a wonderful lineup of grand Karoo hotels.

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Historic Jagersfontein, Free State

Jagersfontein is a favourite with geologists and historians.

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First Light on Jagersfontein, Free State

A true Karoo moment – dawn on the main street of Jagersfontein.

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Journey Man – One for the Open Road

Author’s foreword to The Journey Man – A South African Reporter’s Stories by Chris Marais.

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