Barkly West has a colourful diamond rush history – and they’re still digging away for the precious stones out there.
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.
Beaufort West is a Karoo oasis for travellers and truckers, a sort of halfway stop between Bloemfontein and Cape Town.
Bedford is a Frontier Karoo village full of charm, history and seasonal festivals that celebrate its fine gardens and special food styles.
One of the most historically poignant yet delightful towns in the Free State is the southern settlement of Bethulie, near the Gariep Dam.
Brandvlei lies halfway between Calvinia and Kenhardt on the Great Pans of the Northern Cape.
Britstown is named after one Hans Brits, a local resident who used to travel with explorer David Livingstone.
Burgersdorp is an Eastern Cape town that knows how to preserve its history.
Calvinia is like a fine single-malt whisky. Once you let it settle on your palate, you are entirely charmed
Carnarvon is in the land of the corbelled house, the open horizon, the black-faced Dorper sheep, the wind pump and the aeroplane.