Beginner’s Karoo

Essential information for Karoo ‘first-timers’ and a quick-guide on how to use the Karoo Space website.
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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Networking in the Karoo

The Internet casts a wide web – with great promise – over the 101 towns and 1-million-plus residents of the Karoo, South Africa’s semi-desert heartland

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Karoo Routes: Cape Town to Oudtshoorn: Route 62

Heading for Ostrich Country on Route 62.

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A Blessing for Karoo Keepsakes

A little book that travels a long way – Karoo Keepsakes.

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The Republic of Karoo

Where is the “Karoo Republic”? Do you need a special visa to go there? And what exactly is going on down there?

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Karoo by Numbers

The Karoo’s vital statistics, in a nutshell.

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Karoo Facts and Stats

How big is the Karoo? What underpins its economy? How many Karoo towns are there, and how many people live in it? For all this and more, read on.

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Karoo – The Beginner’s Guide

Welcome to the liveliest desert in the world in the world, hosting a million people, seven million sheep and a startling number of plant species.

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Karoo Space: Your Navigator’s Guide

Finding your way around Karoo Space.

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Layer-Cake Karoo

The unique geology and flat-topped mountains of the Karoo have their origin in ancient inland seas, giant mountains and fiery lava.

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