About Chris Marais

The Midland Bat, Eastern Cape Karoo

The 2016 Midland Bat, South Africa’s oldest active cricketing trophy, was won this year by Cradock’s Standard Cricket Club.

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Tales from Die Tuishuise, Cradock

Die Tuishuise and Victoria Manor Hotel feature in Road Tripper – Eastern Cape Karoo.

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A Karoo Christmas in Graaff-Reinet

Karoo Christmas – Graaff-Reinet style.

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The Rest Farm, Nieu Bethesda, Karoo

The Rest Farm, one of the most extraordinary hideaways in the Eastern Cape Karoo,

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Cradock Prep School Veggie Project

The amazing vegetable gardens – and people – of the Cradock Prep School.

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Train Journeys Through the Karoo

Extract from Antony Osler’s latest book, Mzansi Zen – Karoo train journeys.

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Rust Never Sleeps in Calvinia

Part 2 of a Karoo Road Trip that leads a trio of senior fellows across the Northern Cape.

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Obie’s Karoo

Celebrated South African photographer Obie Oberholzer’s book Karoo – Long Time Passing.

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A Karoo Sense of Style

The magic of a house built in Karoo style.

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Karroo Theatrical Hotel, Steytlerville

The Karroo Theatrical Hotel is outrageous, daring and colourful.

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