Travel

Best routes, weekend escapes and great road trips..

Karoo Road Trip on Route 63

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

Continue Reading

Graveyards of the Karoo

Cemetery Tourism and Tombstone Travel in the Karoo

Continue Reading
nieu bethesda

Winter Travel Routes in the Eastern Cape Karoo

Great winter holiday options in the Eastern Cape Karoo, also known as the Karoo Heartland.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Ben Dekker – A South African Legend

Friendly encounters with South Africa’s own Robinson Crusoe, Ben Dekker.

Continue Reading
route 62

Pubs & Padstalle of Route 62

The pub crawl possibilities and retail delights along Route 62, Western Cape, South Africa

Continue Reading
alexander bay

Diamond Legends of Alexander Bay

Coast to Coast – Life along South African Shores by Chris Marais & Julienne du Toit – exploring the lore of Alexander Bay in the Northern Cape.

Continue Reading
the rest, nieu bethesda

The Rest Farm, Nieu Bethesda, Karoo

The Rest Farm, one of the most extraordinary hideaways in the Eastern Cape Karoo,

Continue Reading
calvinia

Rust Never Sleeps in Calvinia

Part 2 of a Karoo Road Trip that leads a trio of senior fellows across the Northern Cape.

Continue Reading
karoo long time passing

Obie’s Karoo

Celebrated South African photographer Obie Oberholzer’s book Karoo – Long Time Passing.

Continue Reading