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Mountain Hideaways of the Karoo Heartland

Seven Eastern Cape Karoo mountain farmstays in the Nieu-Bethesda – Graaff-Reinet region.

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Unpacking the Issues of Fracking in South Africa

The possibility of fracking in the Karoo has provoked heated debate. Scientists Robert Scholes and Greg Schreiner unpack the issues.

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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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Karoo Life I: Museums of the Karoo

The weird and wonderful stuff you find in a dusty old Karoo museum.

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Calitzdorp, Western Cape

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

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Downtime in the Karoo

Things I never did in the city…

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The Recycle Swop Shop

Towns get cleaned up, recyclers benefit, and children learn about arithmetic along with the value of waste. What’s not to love about the Recycle Swop Shop?

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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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