Moving to the Platteland

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Are you Ready for the Country?

Moving to the Platteland reviewed by SA Country Life Magazine.

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Be the Change in Your Small Town

Chris Barr is one of many semigrants or incomers who have launched projects to uplift their new hometowns. Part of it seems to be because dorps operate on a smaller, more human scale.

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Hantam School: No Child Left Behind

South Africa’s education system is broken. But in a remote area of the Northern Cape Karoo, the Hantam Community Education Trust farm school lights the way forward.

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Children in the Platteland

Growing up in the magical open spaces of the South African countryside

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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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Country Life Special Offer!

Special offer in the October 2018 edition of SA Country Life magazine.

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Barrydale, Route 62, Western Cape Karoo

There is artfulness in every pore of Barrydale and surrounds on Route 62 in the Western Cape.

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Churches of the Karoo

Karoo churches come with fascinating back-stories.

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10 Ways to Love the South African Platteland

Some of the many joys of visiting or moving to a small town in the SA platteland.

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Moving to the Platteland Wins in Richmond

Moving to the Platteland – Life in Small Town South Africa by Julienne du Toit and Chris Marais wins big at the 2018 Richmond Boekbedonnerd literary festival.

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