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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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Mountain Zebra National Park

In the Karoo midlands of the Eastern Cape is one the most beautiful national parks, created to save a diminutive mountain-loving zebra with strange stripes and an orange muzzle.

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Mountain Hideaways of the Karoo Heartland

Seven Eastern Cape Karoo mountain farmstays in the Nieu-Bethesda – Graaff-Reinet region.

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Graveyards of the Karoo

Cemetery Tourism and Tombstone Travel in the Karoo

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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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Shopping in the Karoo

Know where to go hunting for plaster angels, udder cream, red satin pyjamas and a Horrible Matuka? We can help.

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Six Offgrid Karoo Farmstays

In the spirit of a true unplugged adventure, Karoo Space ferreted out half a dozen offgrid Karoo farmstays where you can re-discover yourself, your family and your frontier spirit.

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