Karoo Life

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

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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Uniondale – More than a Ghost Story

Karoo Space visits Uniondale, deep in the Kammanassie Mountains of the Western Cape.

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Ode to the Karoo

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

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Karoo Life I – The Quiver Trees of Kenhardt

Kenhardt’s quiver trees (kokerbome) are the living – and dying – witnesses to climate change in southern Africa’s arid areas.

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Steel Flowers – Windpumps of the Karoo

Celebrating the iconic windpumps of the South African Karoo veld.

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Classic Tarkastad Trading Store

C&D Stores in Tarkastad, Eastern Cape, where you can buy an astonishing array of stuff.

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Karoo Life I: Museums of the Karoo

The weird and wonderful stuff you find in a dusty old Karoo museum.

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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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