Karoo Donkey Sanctuary, Prince Albert

A haven for neglected and abused donkeys in the heart of the Karoo region of South Africa.

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Snakes and Secretarybirds

Extract from The First Safari – Searching for Francois Levaillant by Ian Glenn.

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My Oupa’s Memory Box

Pieter Schalk du Toit (1892 – 1959) was my grandfather. Born near Cradock, he became a soldier and train driver. But his memory box revealed much more.

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Namaqualand Diamond Stories

Alexander Bay in northern Namaqualand was once the coastal diamond frontier of South Africa.

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Mountains of the Karoo Heartland

The legendary mountain ranges of the Eastern Cape Karoo.

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Children in the Platteland

Growing up in the magical open spaces of the South African countryside

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Hidden Stories of Cradock, Eastern Cape Karoo

Summertime travel to Cradock, Karoo Heartland

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Eleven Platteland Hospitality Tips

Thinking of moving to the South African platteland and opening up a guest house?

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Country Life Special Offer!

Special offer in the October 2018 edition of SA Country Life magazine.

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Barrydale, Route 62, Western Cape Karoo

There is artfulness in every pore of Barrydale and surrounds on Route 62 in the Western Cape.

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