Western Cape Karoo Town Profiles

murraysburg

The Town Champion of Murraysburg

Every town needs its champion, and the Western Cape Karoo settlement of Murraysburg has one in the cheerful form of Adri Smit.

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Grandmother Goose of Murraysburg

Featuring the faces and the places of Murraysburg, a small rural town in the Western Cape Karoo region.

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Leeu gamka, western cape

Leeu-Gamka, Western Cape

Leeu-Gamka – which means “Lion-Lion”.

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Barrydale

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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calitzdorp

Calitzdorp, Western Cape

The sweet port wines and brandies are what lure thousands of visitors to Calitzdorp each holiday season.

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De Rust, Western Cape

The Little Karoo village of De Rust lies in the crook of a bend in the road somewhere between the Feather Capital of Oudtshoorn and the Cape fold mountains of Meiringspoort.

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Gamkaskloof (Die Hel), Western Cape

The Gamkaskloof Valley, also known as Die Hel, is one of the most extraordinary hideaways in the Western Cape Karoo.

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Haarlem and Avontuur, Western Cape

The tiny settlements of Haarlem and Avontuur lie in the incredibly fertile Long Kloof area near Uniondale.

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klaarstroom

Klaarstroom, Western Cape

Klaarstroom is a magic village in the Swartberg where time has taken a breather.

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