Karoo Life

Life in the Land of Inspiration. What Karoo people do – and how they do it.
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A Karoo Winter Preview

Winter in the Karoo – the best time to visit South Africa’s Heartland.

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Ben Dekker – A South African Legend

Friendly encounters with South Africa’s own Robinson Crusoe, Ben Dekker.

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Steel Flowers – Windpumps of the Karoo

Celebrating the iconic windpumps of the South African Karoo veld.

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The Midland Bat, Eastern Cape Karoo

The 2016 Midland Bat, South Africa’s oldest active cricketing trophy, was won this year by Cradock’s Standard Cricket Club.

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A Karoo Christmas in Graaff-Reinet

Karoo Christmas – Graaff-Reinet style.

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Gussie Botha, Vukusebenze Shelter, Cradock

Heroes of Cradock – Gussie and Baba Botha

Thanks to Gussie and Baba Botha, Vukusebenze Shelter in Cradock is a living testament to the kindness of local people and visitors.

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Cradock Prep School Veggie Project

The amazing vegetable gardens – and people – of the Cradock Prep School.

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Karroo Theatrical Hotel, Steytlerville

The Karroo Theatrical Hotel is outrageous, daring and colourful.

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Churches of the Karoo

Karoo churches come with fascinating back-stories.

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Antoinette Pienaar, Johannes Willemse

Karoo Herbs, Karoo Wisdom

In the middle of the Karoo is the farm Theefontein where Oom Johannes Willemse is teaching the art of healing to singer Antoinette Pienaar.

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