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Namaqualand Diamond Stories

Alexander Bay in northern Namaqualand was once the coastal diamond frontier of South Africa.

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The First Karoo Tourists

Being a Karoo traveller 200 years ago was a different kettle of fish.

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Graveyards of the Karoo

Cemetery Tourism and Tombstone Travel in the Karoo

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The Quiver Trees of Kenhardt

Kenhardt’s quiver trees (kokerbome) are the living – and dying – witnesses to climate change in southern Africa’s arid areas.

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12 Reasons to Holiday in the Karoo

Affordable, safe, fun and other great reasons to come on holiday to the Karoo – now!

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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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21 Pubs of the Karoo

As with most lively travel stories, this piece should come with some kind of health warning. Do not operate heavy machinery while following this route.

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Gordonia Road Trip: Into the River Pirates’ Lair

Where the hell is Gordonia? And where did the river pirates bury their treasure?

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Karoo Road Trip on Route 63

A Grand Karoo road trip on Route 63, the quiet heart of South Africa.

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Living the Steam at Sandstone Estates

Trains, Planes, Automobiles, Tanks & Tractors all gather in a ten-day heritage machine festival at Sandstone Estates in the Eastern Free State in April 2017. Here’s why you just can’t miss it.

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