About Julienne du Toit

The Master Signwriter of Route 62

Quinton Faro’s work is seen and enjoyed every day by travelers along Route 62 in the Western Cape Little Karoo.

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Die Nuwe Platteland Trekkers

In hul nuwe boek, Moving to the Platteland – Life in Small Town South Africa, vertel Julienne du Toit en Chris Marais van die nuwe platteland trekkers.

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Readers Choose Their Top Karoo Town

In a recent social media pop poll, more than 200 respondents reveal which platteland dorp they like best.

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A Family Business in the Platteland

The sensational Diesel & Crème Vintage Diner in Barrydale on Route 62 in South Africa – a Little Karoo business.

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A New Life in the Platteland

Down-sizers finding their creative selves in the countryside.

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Moving to the Platteland – 10 Frequently Asked Questions

The ins and outs of semigrating to the South African Platteland.

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Walking Your Dog in the Platteland

One of the great joys of moving to the South African platteland is the simple act of walking your dog with more freedom.

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Cradock: Life in a Small Town

Swapping Johannesburg for Cradock was one of the best moves we ever made. Here are some of the reasons why.

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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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Langbaken – Cheesemakers of the Upper Karoo

The dry reaches of the Upper Karoo make an unlikely terrain for cheese-making. But Langbaken’s produce has won acclaim as far away as Italy.

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