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Lesser Kestrels of the Karoo

Every year in November, tens of thousands of compact raptors fly from breeding grounds in Russia and Kazakhstan to small Karoo dorps. Why?

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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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Karoo Boerseep

The Alchemy of Karoo Boerseep

Nothing removes organic stains as well as boerseep. And as we found out in Murraysburg, this traditional laundry soap is still made the same old way.

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Giant Earthworms

Giant Earthworms of the Karoo

Startled motorists sometimes spot giant earthworms crossing Karoo roads after heavy rains.

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karoo space

Who Wants to be a Travel Writer?

Karoo Space team joins the SA Writing College as travel writing tutors.

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die tuishuise

Ode to the Karoo

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

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Roadtrip

A Gentle Guide to Karoo Roadtripping

The Karoo is all about slow travel. Here are a dozen handy tips to extract maximum enjoyment from your journey through this semi-desert.

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vicrtoria west, northern cape

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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Journey Man II – Old London Town

London travels with Chris Marais, author of The Journey Man.

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Rain

Have You Ever Seen The Rain?

Christmas 2017 rains have fallen all over the Karoo – a timely blessing.

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