Karoo Life

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

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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Poplar Grove, Zen, Karoo, colesber

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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karoo array

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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cradock, eastern cap

The Schreiner 2016 After-Party

The rousing after-party at the 2016 Schreiner Karoo Writers’ Festival in Cradock, Eastern Cape.

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Black wildebeest and windpump, Karoo

Corridor Through the Karoo

A Biodiversity Corridor is being created to protect the Karoo mountain lands and hidden valleys between Cradock and Graaff-Reinet for future generations.

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Karoo angels

Angel Factory in the Karoo

At a little railway siding called Vondeling, not far from Willowmore, a dozen people create shining angels that appear on Christmas trees far away.

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