About Chris Marais

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The Girl on the ‘Bank Note’

The tragic Afrikaner folk tale of Racheltjie de Beer.

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The Water Doctor of the Karoo

Meet a man who knows his way around a wind pump…

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Nieu-Bethesda: Snowy Mountain Village

Nieu-Bethesda is the Karoo’s most romantic snow destination.

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Junkyard Blues of Calvinia

Sonja and Dirk van Rensburg of Calvinia have the Junkyard Blues – in a good way. They also run the Republic of RusticA, aka Rustic Art, aka Blikskottel B+B.

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Our Books: Shorelines – A Journey along the South African Coast

An hilarious armchair-travel read about a long journey around the coastline of South Africa.

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Our Books: Coast to Coast – Life Along South Africa’s Shores

A lavishly photographed coffee table book on the coastline of South Africa.

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Our Books: A Drink of Dry Land – Journeys through Namibia

A three-month Namibian road trip becomes a popular travel book.

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Our Books: Karoo Keepsakes I

Karoo Keepsakes I – your passport to the Karoo.

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Karoo Keepsakes – Klein Boek, Groot Hart

Die dag toe Kwela vir Cradock kom kuier.

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Cradock: Like London – But Different

The Cradock golf course is just like Hyde Park in London – through the winter lens.

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