Graveyards of the Karoo

Cemetery Tourism and Tombstone Travel in the Karoo

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Winter Travel Routes in the Eastern Cape Karoo

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

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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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Karoo Uranium vs Tiny Plant

An Australian company’s efforts to mine for Karoo uranium have been thwarted again, this time held at bay by a miniature succulent plant.

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Karoo Ghost Stories

There’s a spooky tale in almost every Karoo town.

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Road Tripping in the Eastern Cape Karoo

High praise for Road Tripper Eastern Cape Karoo from the Weekend Post newspaper in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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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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Off-Grid, Low-Tech and Low Budget

How to live lean in the South African platteland.

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A Karoo Winter Preview

Winter in the Karoo – the best time to visit South Africa’s Heartland.

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Ben Dekker – A South African Legend

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

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