Your Karoo

Write your own Karoo Story and send it to us. Selected stories will be edited, illustrated and posted here.

Train Journeys Through the Karoo

Extract from Antony Osler’s latest book, Mzansi Zen – Karoo train journeys.

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Obie’s Karoo

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

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Rust Never Sleeps in Calvinia

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

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Unforgettable Karoo Road Trip

A spectacular and unusual three-man journey into South Africa’s Dryland – with a bit of help from Karoo Space.

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A Letter from some Happy Karoo Travellers

John and Sigi Hudson of Jo’burg have a deep love for travelling through the Karoo. They write to Karoo Space.

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Namaqualand – The High Road Less Travelled.

A roadside encounter in Namaqualand.

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Walk with the Animals – Guy Liebermann

Going for a Karoo farm stroll can be a strange and wondrous experience.

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Karoo Hospitality – The Hanover Cure

Typical Karoo hospitality from a bygone time – although the hospitality still remains.

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Verplaas – deur Clinton V du Plessis

Nie nóú nie Heer: ek wil die winter nog een keer voel kom, wit teen die hange sien plak soos plaak.

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Canadian Love Letter to the Karoo

Sophie Geerts from Saskatchewan, Canada, is a true Karoo fan.

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