Alexander Bay, Northern Cape

People working in the Richtersveld diamond town of Alexander Bay used to be divided into Binnekampers and Buitekampers – those who lived inside the restricted area and those who were outside the fence.

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Augrabies, Northern Cape

Augrabies village is near one of the most dramatic water drop-offs in South Africa – the Augrabies Falls.

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Barkly West, Northern Cape

Barkly West has a colourful diamond rush history – and they’re still digging away for the precious stones out there.

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Barrydale, Western Cape

Barrydale is one of those tucked-away mountain villages along Route 62 in the Little Karoo, the kind of place that’s very hard to simply pass by.

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Beaufort West

Beaufort West, Western Cape

Beaufort West is a Karoo oasis for travellers and truckers, a sort of halfway stop between Bloemfontein and Cape Town.

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Bedford, Eastern Cape

Bedford is a Frontier Karoo village full of charm, history and seasonal festivals that celebrate its fine gardens and special food styles.

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Orange River, Bethulie

Bethulie, Free State

One of the most historically poignant yet delightful towns in the Free State is the southern settlement of Bethulie, near the Gariep Dam.

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Brandvlei, Northern Cape

Brandvlei lies halfway between Calvinia and Kenhardt on the Great Pans of the Northern Cape.

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Britstown, Northern Cape

Britstown is named after one Hans Brits, a local resident who used to travel with explorer David Livingstone.

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Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape

Burgersdorp is an Eastern Cape town that knows how to preserve its history.

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