Karoo Heartland Winter Ramble

Great winter holiday options in the Eastern Cape Karoo, also known as the Karoo Heartland.

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Off-Grid, Low-Tech and Low Budget

How to live lean in the South African platteland.

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Mountain Hideaways of the Karoo Heartland

Seven Eastern Cape Karoo mountain farmstays in the Nieu-Bethesda – Graaff-Reinet region.

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Graveyards of the Karoo

Cemetery Tourism and Tombstone Travel in the Karoo

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Karoo Tech Hub in Somerset East

A successful tech start-up in the Eastern Cape Karoo town of Somerset East, South Africa

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Road Tripping in the Eastern Cape Karoo

High praise for Road Tripper Eastern Cape Karoo from the Weekend Post newspaper in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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Ode to the Karoo

How two Jo’burgers downsized and moved to the Karoo Heartland of South Africa

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Stoep Stories from Victoria West, Karoo

The little Northern Cape town of Victoria West has a stylish history, a buzzing present and the promise of a bright future.

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La Carla Festival Masks in the Karoo!

The Karroo Theatrical Hotel outside Steytlerville sports a new array of festival masks made by La Carla Atelier near Plettenberg Bay on South Africa’s Garden Route.

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Karoo Space Books

Karoo Keepsakes, Karoo Keepsakes II and Road Tripper – Eastern Cape Karoo are great reads, wonderful gifts and excellent inspirations for a life-changing road trip through South Africa’s heartland.

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